blue mormon butterfly on an ixora flower

The blue mormon butterfly, papilio polymnestor, on an ixora flower. This is the second largest butterfly in India, after the Southern Birdwing. In India, they are mostly endemic to south India.

blue mormon butterfly on an ixora flower
The blue mormons are frequenters to the Ixora flower species.

Date: 08 June 2007
Location: @ home, Kottayam, Kerala, India
Camera: Nikon D80 + Tamron SP AF90mm f/2.8 Di Macro Lens

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