Jamides celeno

Jamides celeno aelianus Fabricius, 1793 – Common Cerulean
Family- Lycaenidae



Ventral view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 21-05-2014


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


Ventral view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 18-04-2014


Ventral view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 21-05-2014

Status: Common. Habit and Habitat: Found mainly mixed evergreen forests but rarely seen on homestead vegetation, farmland, agriculture field, roadside bushes, gardens, disturbed lands and deciduous forest. Flight fast. Often seen single or two-three individual’s puddle on bird droppings and wet sand. Sometimes feeding on ripen fruits and dung of mammals contains fruit. Like Jamides alecto. Local Distribution: Widely distributed. Range: Bangladesh, India Nepal, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam and China.

Published: 14/11/2016