Polyura Athamas

The Common Nawab (Polyura athamas) is a species of fast-flying canopy butterfly found in tropical Asia. It belongs to the Charaxinae (Rajahs and Nawabs) in the brush-footed butterfly family (Nymphalidae).

It occurs in the Himalayas from Kashmir to Sikkim, the hills of Central India and the Eastern Ghats, the Western Ghats and Southern India, Ceylon, Assam, Cachar, and via Myanmar and Tenasserim far into Indonesia.

Polyura Athamas – Back
Polyura Athamas – Back

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