Species Details

@Sabbir Hussain Khan,Bangladesh

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Scientific Name : Mycalesis visala
Family : Satyridae
Order : Lepidoptera
Class : Insecta
Phylum : Arthropoda
Habitat : All types of wildlife habitat
Description : M. visala closely resembles M. mineus in color and wing markings. However, M. visala is larger and has distinct wing shape in both seasonal forms. Males have a bright ochreous sex-mark on the underside of the forewing that extends beyond the transverse bands. M. mineus has more rounded wings, darker ground color, and relatively larger ocelli.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Zarin Tasnim,Department of Zoology,University of Dhaka;information source:IUCN Red List Bangladesh-2015, photo credit & copyright: Sabbir Hussain Khanmore information please contact with us.