Zizina otis lampa


Corbet 1940 - Lesser Grass Blue

A very common species found in fields and by roadsides.

Flight Period

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Wingspan

17 - 23mm

Early Stages

Detailed life history information is available from the following resources. S Igarishi - Life Histories of Asian Butterflies, Volume2, Page 563.

Larval Foodplant

Amaranthus spinosa (Amaranthaceae), Alysicarpus vaginalis, Sesbania aculeata (both Papilionaceae) and Mimosa pudica (Mimosaceae)

Range

Peninsular Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. Other subspecies may be found from Bengal, through Northern Thailand to Indo-China.