Chersonesia risa

Chersonesia risa risa Doubleday, 1848 – Common Maplet
Family- Nymphalidae



Dorsal view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 13-02-2015


A male on rock. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 09-11-2014


Dorsal view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 18-04-2014


An individual under leaf. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 24-12-2014

Status: Rare. Habit and Habitat: Prefers mixed evergreen forest of high elevation where caused heavy rain fall. Restricted in the forest habitat. Often seen male puddle on wet rocks. Camouflage and resting on underside of leaf. Local Distribution: Southeast and northeast region. Range: Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos,Vietnam and China