Acraea violae

Acraea violae Fabricius, 1793 – Tawny Coster
Family- Nymphalidae



Ventral view. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 23-05-2012


Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 23-05-2012


Ventral view. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 23-05-2012


An individual feeding on Lantana camara flower. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 23-05-2012


Ventral view. Male. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 30-05-2012


Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 31-05-2012


Ventral view. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 31-05-2012


An individual feeding on Chromolena odorata flower. Chimbuk, Bandarban. 06-01-2015
 
Status: Common. Habit and Habitat: Flight slow. Found in plain land, homestead vegetation, dry grass land, well vegetated areas, forest edges, hilly areas and agriculture field. Acting like dead when caught. Local Distribution: Widely distributed. Range: Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, India, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Bhutan, Nepal, Pakistan, Singapore and Vietnam.