Santosh Namby Photography

Common Rose

The Common Rose (Atrophaneura aristolochiae) is a swallowtail butterfly. It is a common butterfly which is extensively distributed across South and South East Asia.

Common Mormon (Papilio polytes romulus) - male

Dark Blue Tiger

The Dark Blue Tiger (Tirumala septentrionis) is a Danaid butterfly found in South and Southeast Asia.

Papilio demoleus

Beautiful Lime Butterfly...

Ixias marianne

Ixias marianne, commonly known as the white orange tip, is a small butterfly of the family Pieridae, (the yellows and whites) found in India and Sri Lanka.

Euploea core

Striped Tiger

Danaus genutia


The Clipper (Parthenos sylvia) is a species of nymphalid butterfly found in South and South-East Asia found mostly in forested areas.

Southern Birdwing

The Southern Birdwing (Troides minos) is a large and striking Swallowtail butterfly endemic to Peninsular India.

Red Pierrot

The Red Pierrot (Talicada nyseus) is a small but striking butterfly found in South Asia and South-East Asia belonging to the Lycaenids or Blues family.

Common Pierrot

The Common Pierrot (Castalius rosimon) is a small butterfly found in India that belongs to the Lycaenids or Blues family.

Blue Mormon

Tailed Jay

The Tailed Jay (Graphium agamemnon) is a predominantly green and black tropical butterfly that belongs to the swallowtail family. The butterfly is also called Green-spotted Triangle, Tailed Green Jay, or the Green Triangle.

Silverstreak Blue

This is a Silverstreak Blue (Iraota timoleon) butterfly.....having a wingspan of 40 -48 mm, chocloate brown with wings richly marked with silver spots and lines.

Common Crow 2

Common Crow (Euploea core) butterfly photographed at Bangalore.

Idea leuconoe

Large Tree Nymph butterfly (Idea leuconoe)

Papilio demoleus

The Papilio demoleus or Lime butterfly is a beautiful butterfly which is widespread in Bangalore.

Plain Tiger Butterfly

Danaus chrysippus, also known as the Plain Tiger, is a medium-sized, butterfly widespread in Asia and Africa. It belongs to the Danainae ("Milkweed butterflies") subfamily of the brush-footed butterfly family, Nymphalidae. Its coloration is mimicked by multiple species.