Athyma perius, Common Sergeant, Nymphalidae

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Athyma perius, Common Sergeant, Nymphalidae


Native South East Asia   Wingspan 6.5 cm

Larva: Cylindrical, of equal thickness throughout its length ; head larger than the following segment, black, thickly covered with obtuse castaneous spines; body pale green ; beneath and legs castaneous, armed with a subdorsal series of long and a spiracular series of shorter spined castaneous tubercles, one in each series on each segment, those on the fourth, sixth, eighth, tenth and thirteenth segments in the subdorsal series shorter than the others, spiracles black.
Pupa: Brown, richly gilt, head ending in two points, thorax foliaceous.
Food-plants recorded, Glochidion lanceolatum and G. velutinum..

Caterpillar feed on:

Glochidion-lanceolatum Glochidion-eriocarpum

Glochidion lanceolatum Glochidion eriocarpum

Euphorbia-cotinifolia Phyllanthus-amarus

Euphorbia cotinifolia Phyllanthus amarus


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