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Common Name : Angled/Toothed Sunbeam


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Scientific Name : Curetis dentata (Moore)
Family : LYCAENIDAE
Wingspan : 35 - 45 mm
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
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