Rapala pheretima

Rapala pheretima petosiris Hewitson, 1863 – Copper Flash
Family- Lycaenidae



Ventral view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 08-12-2014


Ventral view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 21-12-2014


Ventral view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 08-12-2014

Status: Uncommon. Habit and Habitat: Found in the mixed evergreen forests. Flight fast. Often seen visiting flowers on bushes of different height. Like Rapala manea and Rapala varuna. Local Distribution: Northeast and southeast regions. Range: Bangladesh, India, Nepal, India, Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam.

Published: 06/11/2016