• Common Name : Courtesan
  • Scientific Name : Euripus nyctelius (Doubleday)
  • Family : NYMPHALIDAE
  • Wingspan : 65-85mm
  • Colour : Male Cream coloured with dark black veins.
  • Habit : Found in forested area,found upto 1000m. They fly fast and bask with their wings partially open. They rest with wings closed. Females has various forms, mimic like Magpie Crow, Blue Crow in flight and habits
  • Larval Host Plants : Albizia stipulata, Trema orientalis
  • Location : North Bengal