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Common Name : Leaf Blue
Bengali Name :


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Scientific Name : Amblypodia anita (Godfrey)
Family : LYCAENIDAE
Wingspan : 50 - 55 mm
Colour : Dark violet, leaf like markings on underside.
Habit : The shape and underside patterns of this butterfly resemble a leaf. So much does it rely on this camouflage that it stays still when approached, till almost touched. A butterfly of forested region; rapid flight for a short distance; visits flowers of various plants like Acacia, Leea etc.
Larval Host Plants : Olax sp.
Location : Throughout West Bengal
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