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Common Name : Large Oak Blue
Bengali Name :


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Scientific Name : Narathura amantes (Hewitson)
Family : LYCAENIDAE
Wingspan : 45 - 50 mm
Colour : Upperside briliant mettalic blue, Underside pale brown with dark brown spots that are outlined in white.
Habit : It is common in dry deciduous and semi-evergreen forests, most active during post monsoon days, restless during its visits to the wet soil; when disturbed suddenly shoots into the air very fast, remains active until late in the evening.
Larval Host Plants : Terminalia alata, Terminalia catapa, Terminalia catapa, Lagerstroemia reginae, Xylia xylocarpa, etc.
Location : Throughout West Bengal
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