Jamides pura pura

Moore 1886 - White Caerulean

This species belongs to the celeno subgroup. It is apparently rare, but this may be due to its similarity to J. celeno. However, the male is slightly brighter than the latter species.

It is to be found in forest clearings and along forest paths.

Flight Period



24 - 28mm

Early Stages

Not fully known

Larval Foodplant

Alpinia siamensis, Zingiber officinale (both Zingiberaceae) and Xylia xylocarpa (Mimosaceae)


Southern Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Sumatra, Java and Borneo.