Parantica aglea

Parantica aglea melanoides Moore, 1883 – Glassy Tiger
Family- Nymphalidae



Dorsal view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 11-12-2014


Dorsal view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 11-12-2014


An individual on dry branch. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 05-01-2015


Ventral view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 11-12-2014


Dorsal view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 11-12-2014

Status: Uncommon. Habit and Habitat: Flight slowly with gliding. Found bushes close to ground. When disturbed move to higher canopy. Often seen in the dry grass land, forest edge, and forest path of high elevation. Local Distribution: Northwest, central, northeast and southeast regions. Range: Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam, Hainan, China and Malaysia

Published: 22-09-2016