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Common Name : Plains Cupid


Plains Cupid


Scientific Name : Euchrysops pandava (Hors.)
Family : LYCAENIDAE
Wingspan : 25 - 35 mm
Colour : The upperside of male is lavender-blue with dark borders.
Habit : Could be easily mistaken as Forget-me-not; visits dung and droppings, fairly common in the plains. Fast flier.
Larval Host Plants : Xylia xylocarpa, Caesalpinia spp. , Cycas revolute.
Location : Throughout West Bengal
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