Species Details

@Subhajit Roy

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Scientific Name : Mahathala ameria
Family : Lycaenidae
Order : Lepidoptera
Class : Insecta
Phylum : Arthropoda
Habitat : Forest,Moist patches
Description : Upperside dark brown with medium sized purple areas. Hindwing has multiple patterns of different tonalities of brown (red brown, dark brown...), almost leaf-like, with a tail with a broad termination.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Razia Sultana Setu,Department of Zoology,University of Dhaka;information source:IUCN Red List Bangladesh-2015, indiabiodiversity.org;photo credit:Subhajit Roy(www.inaturalist.org/people/Subhajit Roy),photo copyright: iNaturalist. more information please contact with us.