Tarucus balkanicus

Tarucus balkanicus nigra Bethune-Baker, 1918 – Black-spotted Pierrot
Family- Lycaenidae


Ventral view. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 13-06-2012


Ventral view. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 13-06-2012


Ventral view. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 06-04-2015

Status: Uncommon. Habit and Habitat: Found in all types of habitats namely homestead vegetation, farmland, agriculture field, roadside bushes, gardens, disturbed lands, hills, forests and deciduous forest. Flight fast. Commonly seen on ground level bushes and visiting the flowers close to ground. Local Distribution: Widely distributed. Range: Bangladesh and India

Published: 12/11/2016