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Common Name : Red Flash


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Scientific Name : Rapala iarbus (Fabricius)
Family : LYCAENIDAE
Wingspan : 33 - 44 mm
Colour : Male UP bright red with purple sheen.
Habit : More common on plains than on hills. Rapid and straight flight.
Larval Host Plants : Rubus spp., Ougeinia dalbergioides, Melastoma malabathricum, Nephelium lappaceum, Zizyphus rugosa
Location : Throughout West Bengal
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