Chocolate Pansy Butterfly

Chocolate Pansy is a brown or chocolate colored butterfly belonging to the family Nymphalidae. They are commonly seen and are easy to photograph as they bask in the Sun sitting on low leaves and stones so often.

Chocolate Pansy Butterfly

Chocolate Pansy Butterfly, from Kottayam, Kerala, on 26.06.2014

These butterflies are also highly alert in their territories, so also called Soldier Pansy. See my previous post about this butterfly on the other blog: Brown Butterfly – Chocolate Pansy.

Family: Nymphalidae

Species: Junonia iphita

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