Species Details

@Sabbir Hussain Khan,Bangladesh

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Scientific Name : Choaspes benjaminii
Family : Hesperiidae
Order : Lepidoptera
Class : Insecta
Phylum : Arthropoda
Habitat : Deep forest and hilly areas
Description : This species on the underside of its hindwing isshining green with black veins and has an orange area with black spots.Male with shining blue above and hindwing with red color.Female is shining green with bluish-grey color and hindwing is red. Underside mostly yellow or dark-yellow with black veins. Hindwing has a broad orange area that extends the wind posteriorly, and contains some small black spots.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology,University of Dhaka;information source:IUCN Red List Bangladesh-2015, Evans,W.H.1932.The Identification of Indain Butterflies(2nd ed.);photo credit & copyright: Sabbir Hussain Khan,Jahangirnagar University,Dhaka.more information please contact with us.