Scientific Name : Anthene emolus (Godart)
Family : LYCAENIDAE
Wingspan : 28 - 30 mm
Colour : Upperside dark blue, Underside pale brown with many white bands.
Habit : Fond of visiting flowers for nectar, also found to visit damp patches & droppings. Found in good numbers during post-monsoon period.
Larval Host Plants : Acacia torta, Acacia catechu, Pithecellobium dulce etc.
Location : Throughout West Bengal