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The Tawny Coster is a small leathery winged butterfly which is common in grassland and scrub habitats. It has a weak fluttery flight. It is avoided by most insect predators. Upperside tawny. Fore wing: a transverse black spot in cell, and another irregular, oblique and broader at the disco-cellulars. Underside: ground-colour ochraceous yellow or a paler tawny yellow. Fore wing paling to whitish on the apex, with the black markings as on the upper side but somewhat blurred and diffuse.

Wing expanse of 53–64 mm.

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Tawny Coster, Pench Tiger Reserve
Tawny Coster, Kavdi Pat

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