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Butterfly via Carol's Country Sunshine on Facebook

Butterfly via Carol's Country Sunshine on Facebook

Fivebar Swordtail (Graphium antiphates) at 23 Mile near Jayanti, Duars, West Bengal W IMG 5877.jpg

Fivebar Swordtail (Graphium antiphates) at 23 Mile near Jayanti, Duars, West Bengal W IMG 5877.jpg

Butterfly with two purple spots and orange on the sides. It is so cute.

Butterfly with two purple spots and orange on the sides. It is so cute.

Batesia is a genus of butterfly of the Nymphalidae family containing only one species, the Painted Beauty (Batesia hypochlora). It is found in the upper Amazon areas of Brazil, Ecuador and Peru.  The wingspan is 85-95 mm. The underside of the hindwings is yellow, varying in tone from pale cream to deep saffron depending on locality.

Batesia is a genus of butterfly of the Nymphalidae family containing only one species, the Painted Beauty (Batesia hypochlora). It is found in the upper Amazon areas of Brazil, Ecuador and Peru. The wingspan is 85-95 mm. The underside of the hindwings is yellow, varying in tone from pale cream to deep saffron depending on locality.