Anthene lycaenina

Anthene lycaenina lycambes Hewitson, 1878 – Pointed Ciliate Blue
Family- Lycaenidae

Dorsal view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 14-11-2014

Ventral view. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 22-11-2012

Status: Ucommon. Habit and Habitat: Found in plain land, gardens, homestead vegetation, hilly areas, deciduous forests and mixed evergreen forests. Often seen sipping on mud, wet rocks and sand banks. Commonly found in hill forest areas. Similar with Anthene emolus but a discal black spot present. Local Distribution: Widely distributed. Range: Bangladesh, India, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos and Vietnam

Published: 04/11/2016