Tajuria cippus

Tajuria cippus cippus Fabricius, 1798 – Peacock Royal
Family- Lycaenidae



Dorsal view. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 13-06-2012


Dorsal view. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 13-06-2012


Ventral view. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 13-06-2012

Status: Uncommon. Habit and Habitat: Flying rapidly and fluttering. Found in well vegetated areas and homestead vegetation. Seen single or double individuals feeding on flowers. When disturbed it moving its hind wing and tails or false head because it looking as head. It do it for escaping from a predator. As predator attack the tails or false head and it release. Similar with Tajuria jehana but eyes black in color. Local Distribution: Widely distributed. Range: Bangladesh, India, Thailand, Myanmar, Laos and Vietnam

Published: 30/10/2016