Catochrysops strabo strabo


Fabricius 1793 - The Forget-me-not

Very similar to C. panormus, but the underside forerwing has a costal spot midway between the cell-end spot and the postdiscal band. It is also found in secondary vegetation.

Flight Period

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Wingspan

24 - 30mm

Early Stages

Not fully known.

Larval Foodplant

Cajanus cajan, Cylista scariosa, Desmodium heterocarpon, Phaseolus spp., Phyllodium longipes (all Papilionaceae) and Schleichera oleosa (Sapindaceae)

Range

From Ceylon, throughout Indo-China to Taiwan.