Curetis santana malayica

C & R Felder 1865 - Malayan Sunbeam

The rarer of the two Curetis species found here. Distinguished by a narrower black tornal area on the upperside hindwing.

Flight Period

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34 - 40mm

Early Stages

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

Larval Foodplant

Derris robusta (Papilionaceae)


Northern Myanmar, Indop-China, Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, Banka and Borneo.