Nacaduba kurava nemana

Fruhstorfer 1916 - Transparent SixLine Blue

This species can be recognised as the underside markings are clearly visible from the upperside. Unfortunately, this does not help in the field.

This is not uncommon in forest clearings and also secondary vegetation on the edges of forests.

Flight Period

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25 - 28mm

Early Stages

Detailed life history information is available from the following resources. S Igarishi - Life Histories of Asian Butterflies, Volume 1, Page 506.

Larval Foodplant

Flowers of Embelia subcoriacea (Myrsinaceae), Nephelium lappaceum (Sapindaceae) and Waltheria indica (Sterculiaceae)


Peninsular Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. Other subspecies from Sikkim, Nepal, Myanmar, Indo-China and Northern Thailand.