Species Details

@Syed Abbas,Birdwing,Bangladesh

Centaur Oakblue Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Arhopala centaurus
Family : Lycaenidae
Order : Lepidoptera
Class : Insecta
Phylum : Arthropoda
Habitat : Plain lands,Forests
Description : The Centaur Oakblue butterfly has a wingspan about 42 mm. In males, the upperside is shiny purple with brown black margins, while the hindwings bear black spots.Upperside colour is paler in the female than the male. Forewings of females with broad black borders.
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: Swinhoe, Charles (1911–1912). Lepidoptera Indica. Vol. IX. London: Lovell Reeve and Co. pp. 113–114.photo credit & copyright: Syed Abbas,Birdwing,Bangladesh.more information please contact with us.