Tanaecia julii

Tanaecia julii appiades Menetries, 1857 – Common Earl
Family- Nymphalidae



Female. Dorsal view. Lawachara National Park, Maulvi Bazar. 20-02-2013


Male. Dorsal view. Shitakunda Eco Park. 29-05-2015


Female. Dorsal view. Lawachara National Park, Maulvi Bazar. 20-02-2013

Status: Uncommon. Habit and Habitat: Flight slow. Not cover a long distance in a single flight. If disturbed hide in the shady places. Usually seen on bushes close to ground. Prefers sunny places. Often seen basking on plant leaf close to ground. Restricted in the mixed evergreen forests. Local Distribution: Northeast and southeast forest areas. Range: Bangladesh and India.