Species Details

@Syed Abbas,Birdwing,Bangladesh

Astictopterus jama

Forest Hopper/Coon Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Astictopterus jama
Family : Hesperiidae
Order : Lepidoptera
Class : Insecta
Phylum : Arthropoda
Habitat : Grassland
Description : This species has brown wings. The underside of the fore-wing has an apical white spot, while the underside of the hindwing has several black spots. The wings may have faint grey scales.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology,University of Dhaka;information source:IUCN Red List Bangladesh-2015, butterflycircle.blogspot.com;photo credit & copyright: Syed Abbas,Birdwing,Bangladesh.more information please contact with us.