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Elymnias hypermnestra (Linnaeus, 1763) – Common Palmfly

Subspecies in India:

(1) Elymnias hypermnestra undularis (Drury, 1773) – Wavy Common Palmfly

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Ankita Gupta & Blaise Pereira. 2012. A new species of Glyptapanteles (Hymenoptera: Braconidae: Microgastrinae), a larval parasitoid of Elymnias hypermnestra (Linnaeus) (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae), along with some new host records of parasitoids from Peninsular India. Zootaxa 3227: 54–63

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Das, R. P & P. Churi. 2019. Elymnias hypermnestra (Linnaeus, 1763) – Common Palmfly. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.70. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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