Cirrochroa orissa orissa

Banded Yeoman

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Heliconiinae
Genus Cirrochroa
Species: orissa
Subspecies: orissa
Common Name: Banded Yeoman
Life History: complete
Extant in countries: •Malaysia •Singapore

Description
The wings are dark brown with a broad yellow band on the forewing. The undersides are much paler.

Habitat & Habits
The Banded Yeoman is rather rare in Singapore, and has only been encountered on a few occasions in recent years. Most of the time, the butterfly has been observed at flowering trees in the nature reserves. Although a relatively common butterfly in nearby Johor, the species is not as often seen in Singapore. In flight, the Banded Yeoman can be mistaken for the Rustic (Cupha erymanthis lotis), which is the commoner of the two species in Singapore.

Other Observations
To be detailed.

Early Stages
To be detailed.

Further Reading
To be detailed.

Early Stages Photos

Egg
Caterpillar
Pupa

Cirrochroa orissa orissa

Banded Yeoman

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Heliconiinae
Genus Cirrochroa
Species: orissa
Subspecies: orissa
Common Name: Banded Yeoman
Life History: complete
Extant in countries: •Malaysia •Singapore

Description
The wings are dark brown with a broad yellow band on the forewing. The undersides are much paler.

Habitat & Habits
The Banded Yeoman is rather rare in Singapore, and has only been encountered on a few occasions in recent years. Most of the time, the butterfly has been observed at flowering trees in the nature reserves. Although a relatively common butterfly in nearby Johor, the species is not as often seen in Singapore. In flight, the Banded Yeoman can be mistaken for the Rustic (Cupha erymanthis lotis), which is the commoner of the two species in Singapore.

Other Observations
To be detailed.

Early Stages
To be detailed.

Further Reading
To be detailed.

Early Stages Photos

Egg
Caterpillar
Pupa




Cirrochroa orissa orissa

Banded Yeoman

Family: Nymphalidae
Subfamily: Heliconiinae
Genus Cirrochroa
Species: orissa
Subspecies: orissa
Common Name: Banded Yeoman
Life History: complete
Extant in countries: •Malaysia •Singapore

Description
The wings are dark brown with a broad yellow band on the forewing. The undersides are much paler.

Habitat & Habits
The Banded Yeoman is rather rare in Singapore, and has only been encountered on a few occasions in recent years. Most of the time, the butterfly has been observed at flowering trees in the nature reserves. Although a relatively common butterfly in nearby Johor, the species is not as often seen in Singapore. In flight, the Banded Yeoman can be mistaken for the Rustic (Cupha erymanthis lotis), which is the commoner of the two species in Singapore.

Other Observations
To be detailed.

Early Stages
To be detailed.

Further Reading
To be detailed.

Early Stages Photos

Egg
Caterpillar
Pupa