Species Details

@Syed Abbas,Birdwing,Bangladesh

Club Silverline Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Cigaritis syama
Family : Lycaenidae
Order : Lepidoptera
Class : Insecta
Phylum : Arthropoda
Habitat : Foests,Plain land
Description : Club Silverline is 26-34 mm in size. The upperside is dark brown with a broad iridiscent blue area, which occupies most of the area of the hindwing. A small orange area with a dark spot is present on the apical posterior part of the hindwing. The underside is pale brown with broad black or red-brown transversal bands with a white smaller band withing. The hindwing has two, elongated black and white tails. Females have their blue area reduced, and are mostly brown.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Razia Sultana Setu,Department of Zoology,University of Dhaka;information source:IUCN Red List Bangladesh-2015, indiabiodiversity.org;photo credit & copyright: Syed Abbasmore information please contact with us.