Species Details

@Syed Abbas,Birdwing,Bangladesh

Common Pierrot Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Castalius rosimon
Family : Lycaenidae
Order : Lepidoptera
Class : Insecta
Phylum : Arthropoda
Habitat : All types of wildlife habitat
Description : The butterfly has mainly white upper wings with black edges on the forewing and a few black spots and lines. The hindwing also has black spots and bands on a white background. The underside is primarily white with various black markings on both forewings and hindwings. The male and female are similar, but the female has broader black markings. Both have black antennae, and the head, thorax, and abdomen are black with some white markings. On the underside, the palpi, thorax, and abdomen are white, with the abdomen having broad white bars on the sides.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Razia Sultana Setu,Department of Zoology,University of Dhaka;information source:IUCN Red List Bangladesh-2015, One or more of the preceding sentences incorporates text from a work now in the public domain: Bingham, C.T. (1907). The Fauna of British India, Including Ceylon and Burma. II (1st ed.). London: Taylor and Francis, Ltd. pp. 424–425.photo credit & copyright: Syed Abbas,Birdwing,Bangladesh.more information please contact with us.