Arhopala centaurus nakula

C & R Felder 1860 - Common Oakblue

A large species, found primarily in secondary vegetation, near wooded areas. It is the most commonly seen member of the Genus.

Flight Period



40 - 51mm

Early Stages

Known. More detailed life history information is available from the following resource: ButterflyCircle Blog (courtesy of Dr. Horace Tan.)

Larval Foodplant

Syzygium fruticosa, (Myrtaceae), Mangifera indica (Anacardiaceae), Terminalia alata (Combretaceae), Quercus ramsbottomii, Quercus lamellosa (Fagaceae) and Xylia xylocarpa (Mimosaceae)


Thailand, Indo-China, Burma, Malysia, Sumatra and Borneo.