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Common Name : White-Banded Royal


White-Banded Royal White-Banded Royal


Scientific Name : Dacalana cotys (Hewitson)
Family : LYCAENIDAE
Wingspan : 33 - 37 mm
Colour : UN pale brown with narrow creamy white discal band on both wings
Habit : Prefers well wooded slopes of the Himalaya. Remaines confined to forests, often in the upper canopy. Males seen on damp patches. Recorded in Chilapata forests.
Larval Host Plants : Data deficient.
Location : North Bengal
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