Tamil Yeoman, scientifically known as Cirrochroa thais is the state butterfly of South Indian state of Tamil Nadu. Tamizh Yeoman locally known as ‘Tamil Maravan’ (Tamizh Maravan), literally means ‘Tamilian Warrior’.
It is usually sized between 60 and 75mm and has natural zigzag patterns near its bright orange-colored wings with dark brown highlights at the border of its wings. It is fast and fly straight with few wing beats and long glide. To know more about Tamizh Yeoman visit Here.
Tamil Maravan Photos
Photos: Anoop Santhakumar