Tuesday, 16 August 2016

203. Celaenorrhinus asmara consertus (The White-banded Flat)

Number: 203
Family: Hesperiidae
Sub-Family : Pyrgiinae
Species: Celaenorrhinus asmara consertus de Nicéville, 1890
Common name(s): The White-banded Flat
Photography location: Tam Dao (Vinh Phuc Prov.)

Celaenorrhinus asmara consertus, Tam Dao, ca 500m asl

Celaenorrhinus asmara consertus on Blue Porterweed (Stachytarpheta jamaicensis) - an extremely popular nectar source for a wide variety of butterflies

This plant, which belongs to the Verbenaceae family, is native from tropical America and naturalized throughout tropics

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