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Autumn Leaf Butterfly

Autumn Leaf Butterfly

 

Autumn Leaf Butterfly PEI

 

Common Name: Autumn Leaf

Scientific Name: Doleschallia Bisaltide

Wingspan: 84 to 88 mm (3.3 to 3.5 in)

Location: India & Australia

 

Doleschallia bisaltide, commonly known as the Autumn Leaf, is a nymphalid butterfly found in India, also found in Australia where they are known as Leafwing. The larvae are black, with two rows of dorsal white spots. Head with a pair of branched spines; rest of the segments with a dorsal and a lateral row of blue branched spines on each side. The pupae are yellowish with numerous black spots; constricted in the middle; head produced into two points.

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