Catochrysops panormus exiguus


Distant 1886 - Silver Forget-me-not

Very similar to C. strabo, but the underside forerwing has a costal spot closer to the postdiscal band than the cell-end spot.

A common species of secondary vegetation. It is a skittish butterfly and rarely stays settled on any perch for long.

Flight Period

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Wingspan

24 - 30mm

Early Stages

Not fully known.

Larval Foodplant

Albizia lebbeck (Mimosaceae), Cajanus cajan, Dolichos lablab, Phaeseolus lunatus and Sesbania aculeata (all Papilionaceae)

Range

Assam, Burma and throughout Southeast Asia.