Species Details

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Jamides pura

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Scientific Name : Jamides pura
Family : Lycaenidae
Order : Lepidoptera
Class : Insecta
Phylum : Arthropoda
Habitat : Hill Tracts,Wetland
Description : Upperside pale blue-grey. Underside overall brown, with white bands. Strong differentiation male and female. On the upperside, males have faint transversal white bands, while females have broad black areas close to the margin. On the underside, males have small tails, multiple white round and crescent-like spots. Females have broad brown bands with darker brown margins.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Razia Sultana Setu,Department of Zoology,University of Dhaka;information source:IUCN Red List Bangladesh-2015, photo credit & copyright: Syed Abbasmore information please contact with us.