Jamides malaccanus malaccanus


Rober 1886 - Soldier Caerulean

A common member of the celeno group, distinguished by having the underside hindwing striae all in line, hence the English name.

It is to be found in forest glades asnd paths.

Flight Period

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Wingspan

24 - 30mm

Early Stages

Detailed life history information is available from the following resources. S Igarishi - Life Histories of Asian Butterflies, Volume2, Page 569.

Larval Foodplant

Milletia sericea (Leguminosae)

Range

Peninsular Thailand and Malaysia.