Hypolycaena erylus

Hypolycaena erylus himavantus Fruhstorfer, 1912 – Common Tit
Family- Lycaenidae



Female. Dorsal view. Bandarban. 07-01-2015


Ventral view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 16-07-2014


Ventral view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 29-12-2013


Ventral view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 22-12-2014

Status: Very common. Habit and Habitat: Found in the mixed evergreen forest. Flight fast. Males are seen in group puddle on sand bank, mud, dead animals, dung and rotten dead bodies. Similar with Sinthusa nasaka but larger. Local Distribution: Central, northeast and southeast regions. Range: Bangladesh, India Nepal, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam.

Published: 31/10/2016