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Common Name : Common Hedge Blue
Bengali Name :


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Scientific Name : Acetolepis puspa (Fruhstorfer)
Family : LYCAENIDAE
Wingspan : 28 - 35 mm
Colour : This is a small, very handsome, white butterfly with a pure white face and black eyes; black lines and spots on the undersides of the wings and a glossy pale blue brilliant colour on the upper surface.
Habit : Weak flier, it keeps close to bushes and streams; for basking it rests on an exposed branch of a bush or a tall herb and spreads its wings partially.
Larval Host Plants : Schliechera oliosa, Paracalyx scariosa, Xylia xylocarpa etc.
Location : Throughout West Bengal
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