Thursday, 30 July 2015

56. Bhagadatta austenia montana (The Grey Commodore)

Number: 56
Family: Nymphaliidae
Sub-Family: Limenitidiinae
Species: Bhagadatta austenia montana (Mell, 1923)
Common name(s): The Grey Commodore
Photography location: Tam Dao foothills (Vinh Phuc Prov.)

Bhagadatta austenia is a Sino-Himalayan Nymphalid known from India, Myanmar, Laos, Vietnam and southern China. Bhagadatta is a monotypic genus.
According to Monastyrskii & Devyatkin (2016). B. austenia is recorded from North and Central Vietnam (to Lam Dong Prov.).

Female Bhagadatta austenia, Tam Dao, April 2013

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