Ancistroides nigrita

Ancistroides nigrita diocles Moore, 1866 – Chocolate Demon
Family- Hesperiidae



Dorsal view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 27-12-2013


Dorsal view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 27-12-2013


Ventral view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 27-12-2013


Dorsal view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 28-12-2013

Status: Common. Habit and Habitat: Very fast flier. Found in plainland to hilly forest. Often seen busking with open wing. Local Distribution: Central, northeast, southeast and southwest regions. Range: Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Nepal, Bhutan, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and Hainan.