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CLOSED: Can you ID these four butterflies?

Chennai, India

Can someone ID these four butterflies. I shot them in South India 5 weeks ago. I hope at least one of them is a swallowtail because I have a swallowtail caterpillar image and I want to post both the caterpillar and the butterfly in my blog.

cheers and thanks
deadmanswill

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Chennai, India

the second one

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Chennai, India

the third one

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Chennai, India

this is the fourth. All of these were shot in the same garden during the rainy season.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom(Zone 8a)

#4 is a Plain Tiger, Danaus chrysippus

http://indiabutterflies.tripod.com/danaids/plaintiger.html

Lincoln, United Kingdom(Zone 8a)

#2 looks very close to the Lemon Pansy, but some markings don't quite match.

http://indiabutterflies.tripod.com/brushfooted/index.html

Lincoln, United Kingdom(Zone 8a)

#3 is a Lime Blue, Chilades laius

http://indiabutterflies.tripod.com/blues/limeblue.html

Lincoln, United Kingdom(Zone 8a)

I think #2 has to be the Lemon Pansy, Junonia lemonias, the list shows no other close.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Junonia_lemonias

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_butterflies_of_India_(Nymphalidae)#Junonia_-_The_Pansies

Still looking for #1. it appears to be a Monarch mimic.

Lincoln, United Kingdom(Zone 8a)

Found #1! Don't ask how, lol, it's a Tawny Coster, Acraea violae

http://bengalbutterflies.com/Coster-Twany.html

http://bengalbutterflies.com/nymphalidaes.html

Churchill, Victoria, Australia(Zone 10a)

deadmanswill, those are lovely photographs and wallaby1 has made a great job of identifying them all.
We would love to see these images added to BugFiles, and I made sure we have entries for each of them.
First the Tawny Coster - Acraea violae. We already have an entry for this butterfly under its alternative name of Acraea terpsichore here: http://davesgarden.com/guides/bf/go/4949/

#2, we also have an entry for the Lemon Pansy - Junonia lemonias here: http://davesgarden.com/guides/bf/go/4636/

For #3 the Lime Blue - Chilades laius, I have created a new entry here: http://davesgarden.com/guides/bf/go/5234/

and for #4, the Plain tiger Danaus chrysippus we already have an entry here: http://davesgarden.com/guides/bf/go/117/

Please consider adding your images to each of these pages,

Kennedy




Chennai, India

Hi,

Thanks Wallby for the wonderful identification. I never thought anyone could identify the species names of Indian insects! And thank you Kennedy for opening the entry in BugFiles.

Of course, I will upload all these butterflies to BugFiles. Would be honored to. Please give me a day's time, I am going out today and I can't post in my blog too. As soon as I come back in the evening, I will post all the images. I have some high quality pics of the above. Will upload them. Thanks once more for identifying them.

Cheers
deadmanswill

Chennai, India

Hi,

I've uploaded all insects to the BugFiles. You can check them out.

cheers
deadmanswill

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