Cinnamon Butterfly

Catalogue Type
Plant Pests Catalogue
Scientific Name
Chilasia clytia
Distinguishing Characters
Caterpillar Undergoes various changes of colour pattern.
The upper side of adult is rich velvety brown.
The upper side has marginal series of spots and terminal series of spots between the veins in forewings.
While the upper side bears a series of long arrow shaped streaks, yellow and white spots between the veins.
Host Crop
wild species of cinnamon and other forest trees.
Photo of Insect
Photo of Damaged Crop