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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Nymphalidae > Danainae > Danaini > Euploea

Euploea scherzeri C. Felder, 1862 – Cinnamon Crow

Subspecies in India:

(1) Euploea scherzeri camorta Moore, 1877 – Camorta Cinnamon Crow
(2) Euploea scherzeri scherzeri C. Felder, 1862 – Car Nicobar Cinnamon Crow
(3) Euploea scherzeri simulatrix Wood-Mason & de Nicéville, 1881 – Great Nicobar Cinnamon Crow
This species is sometimes listed as a subspecies of Euploea core (Cramer, [1780]) – Common Crow or of Euploea climena (Stoll, [1782]), which markedly differ in the morphology of male sex-brands and wing shape.

Early Stages:
Currently unknown.

Indian and global distribution:
Endemic to the Nicobar Islands, occurring in three subspecific forms.

records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Currently unknown.

Identification:
Easily identifiable by its dark chocolate- and cinnamon-brown wing coloration, and by the morphology of male sex-brands and wing shape, which are unmistakable with any other species in its range.

Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
References:

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Kunte, K. 2019. Euploea scherzeri C. Felder, 1862 – Cinnamon Crow. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.63. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/3065/Euploea-scherzeri
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