Species Details

@Syed Abbas,Birdwing,Bangladesh

Common Castor Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Ariadne merione
Family : Nymphalidae
Order : Lepidoptera
Class : Insecta
Phylum : Arthropoda
Habitat : Hill,forests
Description : The Common Castor is a butterfly with yellowish-brown colored wings.The upperside of wings has multiple parallel black transverse lines. The underside of the wings is similar, although more brown than orange, and shows transverse broader grey-brown bands.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Shahtaj Islam Sakaal,Department of Zoology,University of Dhaka;information source:IUCN Red List Bangladesh-2015, Bingham, C.T.907. Fauna of British India. Butterflies Vol. 2;photo credit & copyright: Syed Abbas,Birdwing,Bangladesh.more information please contact with us.