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Common Name : Common Acacia Blue


Common Acacia Blue Common Acacia Blue


Scientific Name : Surendra vivarna (Moore)
Family : LYCAENIDAE
Wingspan : 30 - 40 mm
Colour : Upperside very dark brown blue with middle of the disc of forewing dark purple. Underside dark brown with fine black markings.
Habit : Flies strongly but never far. Hardly visits flowers or damp patches. Usually seen sitting on a branch not much higher than the ground level. Photographed at Chilapata forest.
Larval Host Plants : Acacia megadal, Acacia suma
Location : North Bengal
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