Yamfly – Loxura atymnus

The first time getting this beautiful butterfly in my camera. It is easily distinguishable due to its bright orange-yellow color and tail.

Yamfly - Loxura atymnus

Yamfly photo from Kottayam, Kerala taken on 26.07.2014

The butterfly belongs to Lycaenidae. Scientific name is Loxura atymnus. They generally lay their eggs in plants like Asiatic Yam and Henna.

The photo is also added to Portfolio Insects.

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