Western Ghats, northwards through Kerala and Tamil Nadu

Updated 1 November 2015

Libythea lepita
Libythea lepita

Common Beak, happy in a mud wallow, Periyar, Kerala

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Tirumala limniace
Tirumala limniace

Blue Tiger, Edamalayar Forest, Kerala

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Tirumala limniace
Tirumala limniace

Blue Tiger, Munnar, Kerala

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Danaus chrysippus
Danaus chrysippus

Plain TIger on larval host plant, Asclepias currasavica, Periyar, Kerala

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Danaus chrysippus
Danaus chrysippus

Plain TIger, Periyar

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Danaus chrysippus
Danaus chrysippus

Plain Tiger larva, Periyar

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Danaus chrysippus
Danaus chrysippus

Plain Tiger pupa, Chinnar, Kerala

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Parantica nilgiriensis
Parantica nilgiriensis

Nilgiri Tiger, between Periyar and Munnar, Kerala. Endemic to the Western Ghats

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Parantica nilgiriensis
Parantica nilgiriensis

Nilgiri Tiger, Munnar, Kerala

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Idea malabarica
Idea malabarica

Malabar Tree Nymph, Periyar, Kerala

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Idea malabarica
Idea malabarica

Malabar Tree Nymph, Periyar

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Acraea violae
Acraea violae

Tawny Coster, Shola National Park, Kerala

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Acraea violae
Acraea violae

Tawny Coster, Shola National Park

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Cethosia nietneri
Cethosia nietneri

Tamil Lacewing, Cardomom Hills, in transit to Periyar

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Argyreus hyperbius
Argyreus hyperbius

Indian Fritillary, Shola National Park, Kerala

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Argyreus hyperbius
Argyreus hyperbius

Indian Fritillary, Shola National Park

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Cirrochroa thais
Cirrochroa thais

Tamil Yeoman, Masanagudi, Tamil Nadu

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Cupha erymanthis
Cupha erymanthis

Rustic, Munnar, Kerala

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Athyma perius
Athyma perius

Common Sergeant, Periyar, Kerala

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Athyma perius
Athyma perius

Common Sergeant, Periyar

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Pantoporia hordonia
Pantoporia hordonia

Common Lascar, Cardomom Hills, Kerala

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Neptis jumbah
Neptis jumbah

Chestnut-streaked Sailer, Urulanthalli, Kerala

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Parthenos sylvia
Parthenos sylvia

Clipper, Cheekode, Kerala

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Ariadne ariadne
Ariadne ariadne

Angled Castor, Shola National Park, Kerala

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Vanessa indica
Vanessa indica

Indian Red Admiral, Shola National Park

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Vanessa indica
Vanessa indica

Indian Red Admiral, in transit to Munnar

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Kaniska canace
Kaniska canace

Blue Admiral, Periyar, Kerala

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Kaniska canace
Kaniska canace

Blue Admiral, Periyar

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Junonia hierta
Junonia hierta

Yellow Pansy, male, Chinnar, Kerala

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Junonia hierta
Junonia hierta

Yellow Pansy, female, Nilgiri Hills, Tamil Nadu

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Junonia hierta
Junonia hierta

Yellow Pansy, Chinnar, Kerala

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Junonia iphita
Junonia iphita

Chocolate Pansy, Chinnar, Kerala

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Junonia atlites
Junonia atlites

Grey Pansy, Periyar, Kerala

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Junonia atlites
Junonia atlites

Grey Pansy, Periyar

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Junonia lemonias
Junonia lemonias

Lemon Pansy, Chinnar

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Hypolimnas bolina
Hypolimnas bolina

Great Eggfly, female, Tapovan Green County Resort, Thattekkad, Kerala

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Hypolimnas bolina
Hypolimnas bolina

Great Eggfly pupa, Cheekode, Thattekkad, Kerala

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Hypolimnas misippus
Hypolimnas misippus

Danaid Eggfly, Chinnar, Kerala. This species mimics the Plain Tiger for protection

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Hypolimnas misippus
Hypolimnas misippus

Danaid eggfly, Chinnar

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Melanitis leda
Melanitis leda

Common Evening Brown, Bamboo Grove, Periyar

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Melanitis zitenius
Melanitis zitenius

Great Evening Brown, Bamboo Grove, Periyar

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Lethe europa
Lethe europa

Bamboo Treebrown, Masanagudi, Tamil Nadu

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Lethe rohria
Lethe rohria

Common Treebrown, Munnar, Kerala

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Mycalesis oculus
Mycalesis oculus

Red-disc Bushbrown, Shola National Park, Kerala

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Mycalesis oculus
Mycalesis oculus

Red-disc Bushbrown, Shola National park

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Mycalesis patina
Mycalesis patina

Gladeye Bushbrown, Edamalayar Forest, Kerala

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Ypthima ceylonica
Ypthima ceylonica

White Four-ring, Cardomom Hills, Kerala

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Ypthima huebneri
Ypthima huebneri

Common Four-ring, Uralanthalli

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Ypthima philomela
Ypthima philomela

Baby Five-ring, Munnar, Kerala

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Spialia galba
Spialia galba

Indian Skipper, Masanagudi, Tamil Nadu

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