Virachola isocrates

Virachola isocrates Fabricius, 1793 – Common Guava Blue
Family- Lycaenidae



Ventral view. Belgachi Railgate Para, Chuadanga. 17-10-2015


Ventral view. Belgachi Railgate Para, Chuadanga. 17-10-2015


An individual feeding on flower. Belgachi Railgate Para, Chuadanga. 17-10-2015


Ventral view. Belgachi Railgate Para, Chuadanga. 17-10-2015

Status: Uncommon. Habit and Habitat: Flight fast. Prefers dry areas and seen in fruit gardens, homestead vegetation and plain lands. Commonly seen on medium height bushes. Consider as pest of Pomegranate fruit. Local Distribution: Southwest and northwest regions. Range: Bangladesh, India, Sri Lanka, Napal, Myanmar, Thailand and Laos.

Published: 14/11/2016