COMMON JEZABEL (BUTTERFLY)

Common Jazebel (Delias eucharis) is a very colourful and beautiful species of butterfly but distasteful to its predators. Its size varies between 6.6 to 8.3 cm. It is distributed throughout India and Srilanka eastwards to Northern Myanmar (Burma). It flies high around trees. Both Sexes are fond of flowers, most often seen around lantana plants and sometimes swarms on the same.

Common Jazebel (Photographed by Dr. Niraj Kumar)

 

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