Polyura delphis

Polyura delphis delphis Doubleday, 1843 – Jewelled Nawab
Family- Nymphalidae



An individual on mud sipping. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 25-11-2013


An individual on mud sipping. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 25-11-2013

Status: Rare. Habit and Habitat: Flight fast. Restricted in the mixed evergreen forests. Often seen sipping on mud, wet rocks, animal dung, tree sap and damp patch. Base color white and series of unique yellow markings present on the underside of fore and hind wings. Local Distribution: Northeast and southeast forest areas. Range: Bangladesh, Thailand, India, Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam.