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Common Name : Elbowed Pierrot


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Scientific Name : Caleta elna (Fruhstorfer)
Family : LYCAENIDAE
Wingspan : 30 - 34 mm
Colour : Black and white butterfly; Upperside dark blackish, under forewing basal markings consist of a single band.
Habit : Commonly found inside the thick forest of Buxa Tiger Reserve; visits damp patches, droppings and flowers of Compositae.
Larval Host Plants : Zizyphus rugosa
Location : Throughout West Bengal
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