Simiskina pharyge deolina

Fruhstorfer 1917 - The Blue-line Brilliant

So far, this species has only been found, locally, on Koh Pha Ngan.

A very rare species found at the edges of woodland, though not generally in the forests, themselves.

The male upperside has brillian metallic blue patches on both wings, but the female is totally brown on the upperside. The species can be identified as being the only member of the genus that has metallic blue markings on the tornal area of the underside hindwing.

Flight Period



25 - 30mm

Early Stages

Not known

Larval Foodplant

Not known


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