Species Details

@Syed Abbas,Birdwing,Bangladesh

Yamfly Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Loxura atymnus
Family : Lycaenidae
Order : Lepidoptera
Class : Insecta
Phylum : Arthropoda
Habitat : Streams,Forests,Bamboo clusters
Description : Upperside of both wings of the Yamfly are of a bright, non-metalic orange with a dark brown apical area. The hindwings are completely orange. The underside is of a beige-brown with a medium-thin dark brown crossing from forewing to hindwing. The hindwing has a long tail ending in a white peduncle.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Razia Sultana Setu,Department of Zoology,University of Dhaka;information source:IUCN Red List Bangladesh-2015, www.learnaboutbutterflies.com;photo credit & copyright: Sayed Abbas more information please contact with us.