• Common Name : Quaker
  • Scientific Name : Neopithecops zalmora (Fruhstorfer)
  • Family : LYCAENIDAE
  • Wingspan : 20-30mm
  • Colour : Upperside dark brown, with variable white patch on the disc, a prominent black spot on underside of hind wings.
  • Habit : A butterfly of forested regions, flies fast and very close to ground; settles down often on the ground, leaves or on flowers. Males come to damp patches.
  • Larval Host Plants : Glycosmis pentaphylla.
  • Location : Throughout West Bengal