Cigaritis lohita senema

Fruhstorfer 1912 - Long-banded Silverline

A common species found in secondary vegetation and fields.

Flight Period



23 - 28mm

Early Stages

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

Larval Foodplant

Dioscorea hispida, Dioscoria pentaphylla (both Dioscoreaceae), Psidium guajava (Myrtaceae) and Xylia xylocarpa (Mimosaceae)


Southern Myanmar though to Indo-China, Thailand, down the peninsular through Malaysia to Singapore. Another subspecies can be found from Nepal, through Sikkim, Northern Myanmar to Northern Thailand.