Scientific Name : Spindasis vulcanus (Fabricius)
Family : LYCAENIDAE
Wingspan : 26 - 34 mm
Colour : The underside of the wing is light yellow with brilliant red bands. These bands are surrounded by thin black lines on either side and also have central golden lines.
Habit : Powerful and extremely swift flight. Visits flowers and flies in search of them. Nectar source is often weedy species, such as Lantana, Mikania, Chromolaena etc.
Larval Host Plants : Ziziphus mauritiana, Ziziphus rugosa, Cadaba fruticosa, Allophylus cobbe.
Location : Throughout West Bengal