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Common Name : Rounded/Striped Pierrot
Bengali Name :


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Scientific Name : Tarucus nara (Kol.)
Family : LYCAENIDAE
Wingspan : 24 - 28 mm
Colour : White with black spots and border; upper side violet blue with narrow black border.
Habit : Found in open areas and thinly wooded areas. Visits flowers, damp patches, fond of sunshine; it basks particularly after the rains.
Larval Host Plants : Ziziphus mauritiana, Ziziphus rugosa.
Location : Throughout West Bengal
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