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Common Name : Blue Imperial


Blue Imperial


Scientific Name : Ticherra acte (Moore)
Family : LYCAENIDAE
Wingspan : 34 - 38 mm
Colour : Upperside dark purple blue with 1 mm border.
Habit : A small butterfly of moist deciduous forest, not found in open areas. Flight is not fast; often basks on a leaf 1-2 mt above ground; Photographed at Chilapata forest.
Larval Host Plants : not recorded.
Location : North Bengal
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