New: Checklist of the butterflies of Sri Lanka


Lepodon Books is pleased to offer two great books on the butterflies of this beautiful island:



The Butterfly Fauna of Sri Lanka
An essential, comprehensive guide.


The Butterfly Fauna of Sri Lanka

The lives of all 247* species are described and discussed, and the adults of both sexes are illustrated with color photographs taken in the field. Illustrated identification keys are given for groups of similar-looking species. Over 3300 images of live butterflies, immature stages, larval food plants, habitats and nectar plants provide a lively record. This book will interest the general reader who will be fascinated by these beautiful insects as well as Sri Lankans and butterfly enthusiasts, students, professional entomologists, biologists and conservationists around the world.

Hardcover; 418 pages + vi; 8-1/2” x 11”.
ISBN: 978-1-77136-189-7. Published March 2016.

*Shiva's Sunbeam (Curetis siva) was identified in 2017

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Summary in Japanese
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Field Guide to the Butterflies of Sri Lanka
A compact, easy-to-carry field guide.

Field Guide to the Butterflies of Sri Lanka

All 248 species of butterflies are illustrated with images of live individuals and are described with key information on appearance, behavior, habitat, flight period and prime locations for observing them. Distribution maps show current and historical records. Identification of similar species is made easier with added identification keys, images and helpful hints.

Softcover paperback; 250 pages + vi; 4-3/4” x 7-1/2”.
ISBN: 978-1-77136-105-2. Published September 2018.

The Field Guide is now available in the UK and USA; it will be available in Sri Lanka in mid-December. Email us to be put on our notification list.

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Ceylon Forester

Great Orange Tip

Peacock Royal

Gaudy Baron

Common Banded Peacock

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George (Michael) and Nancy van der Poorten