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Bali Impressions-Animals in and around your house or Hotel-Butterflies


Common Faun-Faunis canens-Amathusiidae

Faunis canens, Bali, Butterflies, vlinders, papillons, Common Faun
Native  South East Asia    Wingspan   5-6 cm
The Common Faun is a forest denizen and usually lurks close to the ground in well-shaded areas. When disturbed it springs up from underfoot but does not fly far. The underside of the butterfly is deep brown with dark transverse lines and a series of white spots on both wings. The upperside is orange-brown and unmarked.
The larva is pale green with short white hairs.

Caterpillar feed on:   

Caryotis mitis