The Chocolate Pansy (Junonia iphita) is found in Asia and in particular India. Its wingspan in 5-6cm. The female can be distinguished from the male by white patches on the underside of the wing.
These butterflies are territorial and found close to ground basking in sun.
Both the sexes are brown in colour with varying depths of colour. The underside brown colour helps the butterfly to achieve camouflage.
These butterflies lay their eggs on ground near its host pant. On hatching the larvae travels back to its host plant.