Scientific Name : Sumalia daraxa (Doubleday)
Family : NYMPHALIDAE
Wingspan : 60 - 70 mm
Colour : UP dark brown with greenish discal band on both the wings which is curved towards the apical spots on the FW.
Habit : Insect of hilly regions, flies between 300mt to 2100m in May, June, Aug. and Nov. Could easily be mistaken for a Common Blue Bottle. Strong and swift flier. Often seen on forest paths.
Larval Host Plants : Populus spp. Salix spp.
Location : Himalayan West Bengal