Atrophaneura varuna

Atrophaneura varuna White, 1842- Common Batwing
Family- Papilionidae

Adult


Adult on a leaf. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 24-03-2014

Early Stage


5th intar larva. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 08-11-2014

Status: Rare. Habit and Habitat: Restricted in the mixed- evergreen forest. Flight slow. Often seen feeding on Lantana camara. Local Distribution: Found in Southeast and northeast regions. Range: Bangladesh, Nepal, India, Myanmar, Thailand, Vietnam and Malaysia.