Neopithecops zalmora

Neopithecops zalmora zalmora Butler, 1870 – Quaker
Family- Lycaenidae



Ventral view. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 11-12-2012


Ventral view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 29-01-2014


Ventral view. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 11-12-2012


A male puddle on wet sand. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 03-05-2012


A male puddle on wet sand. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 03-05-2012


A male puddle on wet sand. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 03-05-2012


A male puddle on wet sand. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 03-05-2012


A male puddle on wet sand. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 03-05-2012


Ventral view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 29-01-2014


A male feeding on bird droppings. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 26-11-2013


Ventral view. Belgachi Railgate Para, Chuadanga. 06-10-2016

Status: Very common. Habit and Habitat: Found in all types of habitat such as homestead vegetation, gardens, agriculture field, plain land, road side bushes, and both deciduous and mixed evergreen forests. Flight weak. Males are seen puddle on sand bank and mud. Flight around Glycosmis pentaphylla plants and feeding nectar of its flowers which is also it's larval host plant. Local Distribution: Widely distributed. Range: Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam and China

Published: 31/10/2016