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Common Name : Blackvein Sergeant


Blackvein Sergeant Blackvein Sergeant


Scientific Name : Athyma ranga (Moore)
Family : NYMPHALIDAE
Wingspan : 55 - 70 mm
Colour : Upperside white bands are prominently crossed by black veins.
Habit : Found in evergreen regions, flies near water and streams, seen along the forest paths and clearings. Visits damp patches, flies close to ground, often bask with wings spread out. Photographed at Buxa Tiger Reserve.
Larval Host Plants : Olea dioica, Lonicera spp.
Location : North Bengal
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