Discolampa ethion

Discolampa ethion ethion Westwood, 1851– Banded Blue Pierrot
Family- Lycaenidae



Ventral view. Rema-Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary, Habiganj. 06-11-2015


Ventral view. Rema-Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary, Habiganj. 06-11-2015


Ventral view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 09-09-2014


Ventral view. Rema-Kalenga Wildlife Sanctuary, Habiganj. 06-11-2015


Ventral view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 09-09-2014

Status: Uncommon. Habit and Habitat: Restricted in the mixed evergreen forest. Flight weak. Commonly seen male in single or in a group puddle on wet rocks, sands and watery trail of forest. Also seen on puddle with other species such as Castalius rosimon, Hypolycaena erylus and Prosotas nora. Local Distribution: Southeast and northeast regions. Range: Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, India, Myanmar, Thailand, Cambodia and Vietnam

Published: 08/11/2016