Arthropods

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Grey pansy

Junonia atlites : it is a species of butterflies in the family brush-footed butterflies. They are diurnal.

Crab Spider

Thomisus sp : These spiders primarily eat insects and pollinating insects such as butterflies and bees. These spiders are involved into flower-based predation belongs to family Thomisidae.

Chocolate pansy

Junonia iphita : Individuals maintain a territory and are usually found close to the ground level and often bask in the sun. Upperside of both sexes brown of varying depths of colour.

Wasp moth

Euchromia polymena : It is a moth of the subfamily Arctiinae. These moths look like wasps and so helps keep predators away, hence the name. Have black wings with three large orange patches and two small blue marks on each forewing, a blue head, scarlet prothorax, and bands of blue and of scarlet on the abdomen.

Common Map Butterfly

Cyrestis thyodamas : When the wings are open, they display chocolate brown lines running randomly on a white base, with the inner corners of both the primary and secondary wings showing an orange patch.

Banded blister beetle

Hycleus polymorphus : It is a species of blister beetle, belonging to the Meloidae family. Known as the Chinese blister beetle or the banded blister beetle, it is used in traditional Chinese medicine. The adult beetles are black with large red spots behind their head, followed by 2 wider red bands.

Red Pierrots

Talicada nyseus : The red Pierrots, often found perching on its larva host plant, Kalanchoe,[3] are usually noticed due to their striking patterns and colors. The butterfly has a wingspan of 3 to 3.5 cm. The upperside of its wings are black except for a large orange portion of the lower edge of the hindwing.

Common Owl moth

Erebus macrops : The common owl-moth, is a species of moth of the family Erebidae first described by Carl Linnaeus in 1768. As the name suggests, the moth has owl like feather and eye patterns which the moths uses to defend itself against small bird while it is resting during day time.

Common fruit-piercing moth

Eudocima phalonia : It is the common fruit-piercing moth, is a fruit piercing moth of the family Erebidae. It is cited as a worldwide crop pest.

Plant-mimicking mantises

Empusidae : It is a family of plant-mimicking mantises. They have defensive behavior of displaying a hissing noise by rubbing the anterior edges of its serrated fore wings to the femur of the hind legs.

Plum Judy

Abisara echerius : It is a small but striking butterfly found in Asia belonging to the Punches and Judies family (Riodinidae). This active butterfly is usually seen at the tops of trees and amidst foliage. It has a habit of landing and turning around almost immediately after alighting.

Broad-bordered bee hawk-moth

Hemaris fuciformis : They are very agile, feeds on the nectar of tube-shaped flowers using their long proboscis while hovering in the air.

Tortoise beetle

Aspidimorpha miliaris : This is one of the largest beetle in family Chrysomelidae and subfamily Cassidinae. The larvae of this beetle feeds on Convolvulaceae members.

Scorpian fly

Mecoptera : Scorpion flies are so called due to the males of one family Panorpidae having enlarged abdomen and genitalia, which resemble a scorpion's tail and stinger.

Tobacco grasshopper

Atractomorpha crenulata : It is commonly known as the tobacco grasshopper, is a species of grasshopper in the subfamily Pyrgomorphinae. It gets well camouflaged with the surrounding vegetation.

Short banded sailer

Neptis columella : It is a species of nymphalid butterfly found in South and Southeast Asia. Upperside black, with white markings.

Common silverline

Cigaritis vulcanus : It is a species of lycaenid or blue butterfly found in Asia. Upperside dark brown, with a more or less violet tinge.

Tropical carpenter bee

Xylocopa latipes :As its name suggests, this bee inhabits forests in warm tropical climates and constructs nests by burrowing into wood. It often makes long deep tunnels in wooden rafters, fallen trees, telephone poles and the like, but is not found in living trees.

Fireflies/Lightning bugs

Lampyridae : They are soft-bodied beetles commonly called fireflies or lightning bugs for their conspicuous production of light, mainly during twilight, to attract mates. Light production in fireflies is due to the chemical process of bioluminescence.

Blue Darner

This large and striking dragonfly is characterized by its vibrant blue coloration and distinctive markings on its wings. It is often observed near freshwater habitats, such as ponds and slow-flowing streams

Sahyadri Blue Oakleaf

The Sahyadri Blue Oakleaf (Kallima horsfieldii) is a butterfly with remarkable leaf-like wings, providing excellent camouflage. Endemic to the Western Ghats in India, it adapts to its surroundings, resembling a dead leaf when at rest.

Oleander Hawkmoth

The Oleander Hawkmoth (Daphnis nerii) is a large and visually striking moth, with its intricately patterned wings and long proboscis adapted for feeding on nectar. It is named after its host plant, the oleander.