Chocolate Royal


  • Common Name : Chocolate Royal
  • Scientific Name : Ramelana jangala (Horsfield)
  • Family : LYCAENIDAE
  • Wingspan : 32-42mm
  • Colour : Male UN chocolate of varying shades. UP of male is brownish black with UPF having lustrous purple-blue central patch.
  • Habit : Males are fond of setting on damp patches during hot dry summer months,common at low elevations in forested regions.
  • Larval Host Plants : Rhododendron spp.
  • Location : North Bengal