• Common Name : Forget-me-not
  • Scientific Name : Catochrysops strabo (Fabricius)
  • Family : LYCAENIDAE
  • Wingspan : 25-35mm
  • Colour : Pale blue. Under hindwing has two small black costal spots.
  • Habit : Common butterfly at low elevations. Flies close to ground for a short distance. Visits various low growing flowers like Alternanthera, Tridax, Phaseolus sp. etc. Also seen basking early in the mornings and late afternoons.
  • Larval Host Plants : Desmodium oojeinense, Schliechera oleosa.
  • Location : Throughout West Bengal