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|Graphium doson, the common jay, is a black, tropical papilionid (swallowtail) butterfly with pale blue semi-transparent central wing bands that are formed by large spots. There is a marginal series of smaller spots. The underside of wings is brown with markings similar to upperside but whitish in colour. The sexes look alike. The species was first described by father and son entomologists Cajetan and Rudolf Felder.|
It is widespread and common throughout Southeast Asia, including lower elevations in Sri Lanka and southern India, Eastern Ghats, Satpuras, Bengal, Assam and Bangladesh, and the Himalayan foothills.
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Jay is Joy here.
What a lovely butterfly specie. I like the colors and the details.
- [2019-05-06 11:59]
Hi Ram,the quality of sharpness isn't the best,but it's very difficult to take this species better because the wings are always in mouvement,good shot. Have a nice day and thanks,Luciano