Species Details

@Sabbir Hussain Khan,Bangladesh

Cupitha purreea

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Scientific Name : Cupitha purreea
Family : Hesperiidae
Order : Lepidoptera
Class : Insecta
Phylum : Arthropoda
Habitat : All types of wildlife habitat
Description : Upperside of this species is blackish brown.Forewing with a yellow basal streak.Hindwing with a short median yellow band.Underside of forewing yellow with a thin dark brown basal streak and hindwing with a brown streak close to the edges. Females are larger than the males.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology,University of Dhaka;information source:IUCN Red List Bangladesh-2015, R.K.,Varshney;Smetacek,Peter(2015).A Synoptic Catalogue of the Butterflies of India.photo credit & copyright: Sabbir Hussain Khan,Jahangirnagar University,Dhaka.more information please contact with us.