Green Commodore


  • Common Name : Green Commodore
  • Scientific Name : Sumalia daraxa (Doubleday)
  • Family : NYMPHALIDAE
  • Wingspan : 60-70mm
  • Colour : UP dark brown with greenish discal band on both the wings which is curved towards the apical spots on the FW.
  • Habit : Insect of hilly regions, flies between 300mt to 2100m in May, June, Aug. and Nov. Could easily be mistaken for a Common Blue Bottle. Strong and swift flier. Often seen on forest paths.
  • Larval Host Plants : Populus spp. Salix spp.
  • Location : Himalayan West Bengal