butterfly in nepal
Butterfly in Nepal

Common Pierrot Butterly

Common Name: Common Pierrot Butterly
Scientific Name: Castalius Rosimon
Size: 26-30mm (wingspan)
Location: Pardi Bazaar, Pokhara, Nepal


Common Pierrot Butterfly are usually found around the region of Nepal. This butterfly was spotted in Pokhara but took some time to have him be pacient enough to have a photo taken. This butterfly falls under the BEAKS, family LIBYTHEIDAE and have four legs for the male and six for the female. The reason they are called BEAKS is because of the palpi (between the antenna) which is elongated and looks like a beak.