Scientific Name : Neopithecops zalmora (Fruhstorfer)
Family : LYCAENIDAE
Wingspan : 20 - 30 mm
Colour : Upperside dark brown, with variable white patch on the disc, a prominent black spot on underside of hind wings.
Habit : A butterfly of forested regions, flies fast and very close to ground; settles down often on the ground, leaves or on flowers. Males come to damp patches.
Larval Host Plants : Glycosmis pentaphylla.
Location : Throughout West Bengal