Sinthusa nasaka

Sinthusa nasaka Horsfield, 1829 – Narrow Spark
Family- Lycaenidae



An individual feeding on Leea indica flower. Kaptai NP, Rangamati. 15-05-2015

Status: Very rare. Habit and Habitat: It inhabits woodlands and dense scrublands. Adults are found in April, May and September and are largely confined to hill forests up to 1820 ft. Rapid flight is an inherent physical characteristic and often settles on vegetation for short periods. Males are rarely seen while females appear to be more commonly sighted. Local Distribution: Southeast forest of Bangladesh. Range: Bangladesh, Taiwan, Sundaland, Philippines, Thailand, Laos, India and Myanmar.