Species Details

@Syed Abbas,Birdwing,Bangladesh

Common Yeoman Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Cirrochroa tyche
Family : Nymphalidae
Order : Lepidoptera
Class : Insecta
Phylum : Arthropoda
Habitat : Hill,plain land
Description : The Common Yeoman is a yellow-orange butterfly. On the upperside, the colour transitions from darker in the centre to brighter closer to the edges. A black zigzag line and black margin appear on the forewing's edges. Around 4 black zigzag lines are present on the hindwing. The underside of the wings is paler, almost beige brown, and the markings appear faintly. The female is of a brighter yellow background, with straight lines (rather than zigzag) on the upperside of the hindwing. It lives in Open forests, roads, stream-beds.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Shahtaj Islam Sakaal,Department of Zoology,University of Dhaka;information source:IUCN Red List Bangladesh-2015, indiabiodiversity.org;photo credit & copyright: Syed Abbas,Birdwing,Bangladesh.more information please contact with us.