Angled/Toothed Sunbeam


  • Common Name : Angled/Toothed Sunbeam
  • Scientific Name : Curetis dentata (Moore)
  • Family : LYCAENIDAE
  • Wingspan : 35-45mm
  • Colour : Upperside bright orange, underside silvery white.
  • Habit : Powerful flier, males generally basks in the sun high on top of tree while females low near the ground, when disturbed flies very fast and settled on a twig; Males visit damp and moist patches.
  • Larval Host Plants : Xylia xylocarpa.
  • Location : North Bengal