Loxura atymnus

Loxura atymnus continentalis Fruhstorfer, 1912 – Yamfly
Family- Lycaenidae



Ventral view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 07-05-2015


Ventral view. Shitakunda Eco Park, Chittagong. 21-06-2015


Ventral view. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 25-05-2012


Ventral view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 22-05-2014


Ventral view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 11-05-2015

Status: Uncommon. Habit and Habitat: Found in mixed evergreen forest and well vegetated areas. Flight fast. Commonly seen on ground level bushes and male seen on puddle. Yam plant is its larval host plant. Local Distribution: Central, northeast, southwest and southeast regions. Range: Bangladesh, Nepal, India and Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia, Vietnam and China.

Published: 11/11/2016