Athyma nefte subrata
|Common Name:||Colour Sergeant|
|Extant in countries:||•Singapore|
The Colour Sergeant is a forest butterfly. The male is typical of the Athyma genus with black and white wings.
Habitat & Habits
The species feeds on Glochidion borneensis and Mussaenda. The butterfly can be seen on bright sunny days, flying and gliding around Melastoma and Lantana bushes, on which flowers it feeds.
To be detailed.
Please refer to the ButterflyCircle blog article - Life History of the Colour Sergeant.
Butterfly of the Month - May 2009