Amblypodia anita anita

Hewitson 1862 - The Purple Leaf Blue

A very common species, most often found in secondary vegetation. At certain times of the year, it can almost reach plague proportions.

Flight Period

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33 - 40mm

Early Stages

Known. More detailed life history information is available from the following resources. S Igarishi - Life Histories of Asian Butterflies, Volume2, Page 600.

Larval Foodplant

Canaga odorata (Annonaceae), Syzygium fruticosa, Syzgium javanica (Myrtaceae) & Olax scandens (Olacaceae)


Indo-China, Malaysia and Thailand.