The Malabar tree nymph butterfly is found in Southern India. They often fly above the tree canopy but every now and then move lower down in forest openings. Their flight is slow, weak and fluttery and they like to glide. For this reason they are often referred to as ‘paperkite’ The treenymph is mostly white with bold black markings which as acts as a warning to birds and other predators to stay away. The butterfly’s body contain chemicals obtained as caterpillars, as well as some toxins from adult food sources.