Celaenorrhinus asmara asmara

Butler 1879 - White Banded Flat

This species is uncommo0n on Samui. It is to be found in forrested areas.

This species flies low to the grouns and nearly always rests on the undersides of leaves, wings open.

Flight Period

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33 - 38mm

Early Stages

Fully known. Further details available from Life Histories of Asian Butterflies, volume 2, pages 637/8.

Larval Foodplant

Volkameria fragrans (Verbenacaea)


Thailand, N E India, Myanmar and Vietnam. Other subspecies to be found in West Malaysia, Sumatra, Java, Borneo, Palawan and Sulawesi.