Scientific Name : Catochrysops strabo (Fabricius)
Family : LYCAENIDAE
Wingspan : 25 - 35 mm
Colour : Pale blue. Under hindwing has two small black costal spots.
Habit : Common butterfly at low elevations. Flies close to ground for a short distance. Visits various low growing flowers like Alternanthera, Tridax, Phaseolus sp. etc. Also seen basking early in the mornings and late afternoons.
Larval Host Plants : Desmodium oojeinense, Schliechera oleosa.
Location : Throughout West Bengal