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Name Common name (English) taxon rank parent taxon Wingspan (in mm.) larva host plant Image.
Acytolepis puspa gisca Himalayan Common Hedge Blue subspecies Acytolepis puspa Shorea roxburghii
Cratoxylum cochinchinense
Moullava spicata
Peltophorum pterocarpum
Xylia xylocarpa
Hiptage benghalensis
Hiptage madablota
Bridelia retusa
Close wing position of Acytolepis puspa Horsfield, 1828 – Common Hedge Blue WLB DSC 4166.jpg
Allotinus drumila drumila Himalayan Crenulate Mottle subspecies Allotinus drumila
Close wing position of Allotinus drumila Moore, 1865 – Crenulate Mottle DSC 4550.jpg
Amblypodia anita dina Indian Purple Leaf Blue subspecies Amblypodia anita Olax imbricata
Olax scandens
Close wing position of Amblypodia anita Hewitson, 1862 – Purple Leaf Blue DSC 7826.jpg
Ancema blanka minturna Blue-streaked Silver Royal subspecies Ancema blanka
Ancema ctesia ctesia Himalayan Bi-spot Royal subspecies Ancema ctesia
Anthene emolus emolus Bengal Common Ciliate Blue subspecies Anthene emolus
Close wing moisture sucking posture of Anthene emolus (Godart, (1824)) – Common Ciliate Blue WLB-NEI DSC 4396.jpg
Anthene lycaenina lycambes Pointed Ciliate Blue subspecies Anthene lycaenina
Close wing position Mud Puddling of Anthene lycaenina (R. Felder, 1868) – Pointed Ciliate Blue.jpg
Arhopala abseus indicus Indian Aberrant Oakblue subspecies Arhopala abseus Shorea robusta
Close wing position of Arhopala abseus, Hewitson, 1862– Aberrant Oakblue WLB.jpg
Arhopala amantes apella Vindhya Large Oakblue subspecies Arhopala amantes
Close wing position of Arhopala amantes (Hewitson, 1862) – Large Oakblue WLB DSC 4911.jpg
Arhopala atrax Indian Oakblue species Arhopala Shorea robusta
Close wing position of Arhopala atrax, Hewitson, 1862 – Indian Oakblue WLB.jpg
Arhopala bazaloides bazaloides Broad-bordered Dusted Oakblue subspecies Arhopala bazaloides Hopea ponga
Close wing Mud puddle of Arhopala bazaloides (Hewitson, 1878) – Dusted Oakblue.jpg
Arhopala bazalus teesta Teesta Powdered Oakblue subspecies Arhopala bazalus
Close wing position of Arhopala bazalus Hewitson, 1862 – Powdered Oakblue.jpg
Arhopala birmana birmana Large Myanmarese Bushblue subspecies Arhopala birmana
Close wing position of Arhopala birmana (Moore, (1884)) – Myanmarese Bushblue.jpg
Arhopala centaurus pirithous Bengal Centaur Oakblue subspecies Arhopala centaurus
Close wing position of Arhopala centaurus Fabricius, 1775 – Centaur Oakblue WLB DSC 0044 (4).jpg
Arhopala eumolphus eumolphus Bengal Green Oakblue subspecies Arhopala eumolphus
Close wing basking of Arhopala eumolphus Cramer, 1780 – Green Oakblue WLB DSC 5434.jpg
Arhopala fulla ignara Thai Spotless Oakblue subspecies Arhopala fulla
Close wing basking position of Arhopala fulla (Hewitson, 1862) – Spotless Oakblue (Male) DSC.jpg
Arhopala oenea Lackluster Oakblue species Arhopala
Close wing basking position of Arhopala oenea (Hewitson, -1869-) – Lackluster Oakblue.jpg
Arhopala perimuta perimuta Sylhet Yellowdisc Tailless Oakblue subspecies Arhopala perimuta
Close wing position of Arhopala perimuta (Moore, (1858)) – Yellowdisc Tailless Oakblue WLB.jpg
Arhopala silhetensis silhetensis Broad-bordered Sylhet Oakblue subspecies Arhopala silhetensis
Close wing position of Arhopala silhetensis (Hewitson, 1862) – Sylhet Oakblue.jpg
Artipe eryx eryx Continental Green Flash subspecies Artipe eryx
Azanus ubaldus Bright Babul Blue
Desert babul blue
species Azanus
Azanus uranus Dull Babul Blue species Azanus Senegalia catechu
Acacia farnesiana
Acacia leucophloea
Acacia nilotica
Acacia senegal
Close wing posture Mud puddle activity of Azanus uranus Butler, 1886 – Dull Babul Blue ( Male) WLB DSC 7290.jpg
Bindahara phocides phocides Thai Plane subspecies Bindahara phocides
Close wing position of Bindahara phocides (Fabricius, 1793) – Plane DSC 3292.jpg
Caleta decidia Angled Pierrot species Caleta Ziziphus oenoplia
Ziziphus rugosa
Close wing position of Caleta decidia (Hewitson, 1876) – Angled Pierrot (Dry Season Form).jpg
Caleta elna noliteia Indo-Chinese Elbowed Pierrot subspecies Caleta elna
Close wing position of Caleta elna Hewitson, 1876 – Elbowed Pierrot.jpg
Caleta roxus roxana Indo-Chinese Straight Pierrot subspecies Caleta roxus
Close wing posture mud-puddling of Caleta roxus Godart, 1823 – Straight Pierrot Butterflies Of Yazali - 17.jpg
Castalius rosimon rosimon Continental Common Pierrot subspecies Castalius rosimon
Close wing position of Castalius rosimon Fabricius, 1775 – Common Pierrot kamalpur.jpg
Catapaecilma major major Himalayan Common Tinsel subspecies Catapoecilma major
Close wing position of Catapaecilma major Druce, 1895 – Common Tinsel.jpg
Catapaecilma subochrea Yellow Tinsel species Catapaecilma
Close wing position of Catapaecilma subochrea Elwes, (1893) – Yellow Tinsel WLB DSC 1037.0.jpg
Catochrysops strabo strabo Oriental Forget-me-not subspecies Catochrysops strabo
Close wing position of Catochrysops strabo Fabricius, 1793 – Forget-me-not.jpg
Celastrina gigas Silvery Hedge Blue species Celastrina
Close wing posture Basking of Celastrina gigas (Hemming, 1928) – Silvery Hedge Blue WLB DSC 8891.jpg
Charana mandarinus mandarinus Sylhet Mandarin Blue subspecies Charana mandarinus
Close wing position of Charana mandarinus (Hewitson, -1863-) – Mandarin Blue.jpg
Cheritra freja evansi Khasi Common Imperial subspecies Cheritra freja
Close wing position of Cheritra freja Fabricius, 1793 – Common Imperial WLB.jpg
Chilades lajus lajus Indian Lime Blue subspecies Chilades lajus
Close wing nectering posture of Chilades lajus Stoll, 1780 – Lime Blue (Female) WLB DSC 0123.jpg
Cigaritis lohita himalayanus Himalayan Long-banded Silverline subspecies Cigaritis lohita
Close wing position of Spindasis lohita Horsfield, 1829 – Long-banded Silverline dzongu.jpg
Cigaritis rukmini Khaki Silverline species Cigaritis
Close Wing position of Spindasis rukmini (de Nicéville,1889) – Khaki Silverline.jpg
Cigaritis syama peguanus Pegu Club Silverline subspecies Cigaritis syama
Close wing position of Spindasis syama Horsfield, 1829 – Club Silverline WLB 1E7A1626.jpg
Cigaritis vulcanus vulcanus Indian Common Silverline subspecies Cigaritis vulcanus
Close wing position of Spindasis vulcanus Fabricius, 1775 – Common Silverline WLB DSC 3043.jpg
Creon cleobis cleobis Bengal Broad-tail Royal subspecies Creon cleobis
Close wing position of Creon cleobis, Godart, 1824 – Broadtail Royal WLB.jpg
Curetis acuta dentata Indian Acute Sunbeam subspecies Curetis acuta
Close wing mud-puddle position of Curetis acuta Moore, 1877 – Acute Sunbeam.jpg
Curetis bulis bulis Himalayan Bright Sunbeam subspecies Curetis bulis
Curetis thetis Indian Sunbeam species Curetis Abrus precatorius
Close wing position of Female Curetis thetis Drury, 1773 – Indian Sunbeam .jpg
Deudorix perse perse Large Guava Blue subspecies Deudorix perse
Close wing position of Virachola perse Hewitson, 1863 – Large Guava Blue.jpg
Euchrysops cnejus cnejus Oriental Gram Blue subspecies Euchrysops cnejus
Everes argiades diporides Himalayan Tailed Cupid subspecies Everes argiades
Close wing position Basking of Everes argiades (Pallas, 1771) – Tailed Cupid WLB DSC 5432.jpg
Everes lacturnus assamica Assam Cupid subspecies Everes lacturnus
Close wing posture Basking of Everes lacturnus (Godart, 1824) – Orange-crowned Cupid WLB DSC 6717.jpg
Everes lacturnus syntala Dakhan Cupid subspecies Everes lacturnus
Close wing position of Male Everes lacturnus, Godart, 1824 – Indian Cupid on flower of Cyanthillium cinereum WLB.jpg
Flos adriana Variegated Plushblue species Flos
Close wing position of Flos adriana de Nicéville, 1883 – Variegated Plushblue WLB DSC 00 36.jpg
Flos areste Tailless Plushblue species Flos
Close wing position of Male Flos areste Hewitson, 1862 – Tailless Plushblue 2.jpg
Flos asoka Spangled Plushblue species Flos
Close wing position of Flos asoka, de Nicéville, 1883 – Spangled Plushblue WLB.jpg
Flos fulgida fulgida Sikkim Shining Plushblue subspecies Flos fulgida
Close wing position of Flos fulgida (Hewitson, (1863)) – Shining PlushblueDSC 7562.jpg
Freyeria putli Oriental Grass Jewel species Freyeria Heliotropium indicum
Heliotropium strigosum
Trichodesma indicum
Crotalaria hebecarpa
Indigofera astragalina
Indigofera linnaei
pea
Rhynchosia minima
Zornia diphylla
Oxalis corniculata
Freyeria putli from Savan Durga.jpg
Heliophorus androcles androcles Patkai Green Sapphire subspecies Heliophorus androcles
Heliophorus brahma brahma Himalayan Golden Sapphire subspecies Heliophorus brahma
Close Wing position of Heliophorus brahma (Moore,1858) – Golden Sapphire.jpg
Heliophorus epicles latilimbata Himalayan Purple Sapphire subspecies Heliophorus epicles
Close wing position of Heliophorus epicles (Godart, (1824)) – Purple Sapphire DSC 7602.jpg
Heliophorus indicus Dark Sapphire species Heliophorus
Heliophorus moorei moorei Bhutan Azure Sapphire subspecies Heliophorus moorei
Heliophorus tamu tamu Himalayan Powdery Green Sapphire subspecies Heliophorus tamu
Horaga onyx onyx Variable Common Onyx subspecies Horaga onyx
Close wing position of Horaga onyx Moore, 1857 – Common Onyx DSC 5276 jayanti.jpg
Horaga viola Brown Onyx species Horaga
Close wing of Horaga viola Moore, 1882 – Brown Onyx.jpg
Hypolycaena erylus himavantus Sikkim Common Tit subspecies Hypolycaena erylus
Close wing position of Hypolycaena erylus Godart, 1824 – Common Tit.jpg
Hypolycaena kina kina Darjeeling Blue Tit subspecies Hypolycaena kina
Close wing position of Hypolycaena kina Hewitson, 1869 – Blue Tit WLB DSC 4543.jpg
Hypolycaena narada Banded Tit species Hypolycaena
Close wing Mud puddling position of Hypolycaena narada (Kunte, 2015) – Banded Tit.jpg
Hypolycaena othona othona Oriental Orchid Tit subspecies Hypolycaena othona
Close wing position of Hypolycaena othona Hewitson, 1865 – Orchid Tit.jpg
Ionolyce helicon merguiana Mergui Pointed Lineblue subspecies Ionolyce helicon
Close wing posture Mudpuddle activity of Ionolyce helicon (C. Felder, 1860) – Pointed Lineblue (Male) WLB DSC 4763.jpg
Iraota rochana boswelliana Malayan Scarce Silverstreak Blue subspecies Iraota rochana
Close wing position of male Iraota rochana Horsfield, 1829 – Scarce Silverstreak Blue.jpg
Iraota timoleon arsaces Dakhan Silverstreak Blue subspecies Iraota timoleon
Jamides alecto eurysaces Himalayan Metallic Cerulean subspecies Jamides alecto
Close wing position of Jamides alecto Felder, 1860 – Metallic Cerulean WLB DSC 4341.jpg
Jamides bochus bochus Indian Dark Cerulean subspecies Jamides bochus
Close wing position Basking of Jamides bochus (Stoll, 1782) – Dark Cerulean WLB DSC 3336.jpg
Jamides caerulea caerulea Oriental Royal Cerulean subspecies Jamides caerulea
Close wing position Basking of Jamides caerulea (Druce, 1873) – Royal Cerulean WLB DSC 5854.jpg
Jamides elpis pseudelpis False Glistening Cerulean subspecies Jamides elpis
Close wing position of Jamides elpis Godart, 1824 – Glistening Cerulean DSC 0260.jpg
Jamides pura pura Continental White Cerulean subspecies Jamides pura
Close wing position of Jamides pura Moore, 1886 – White Cerulean DSC 1923.jpg
Lampides boeticus long-tailed blue species Lampides 28 Bladder senna
Abrus precatorius
Close wing posture busking of Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767) – Pea Blue WLB DSC 7701.jpg
Leptotes plinius plinius Asian Zebra Blue subspecies Leptotes plinius
Partial open wing position of Leptotes plinius Fabricius, 1793 – Zebra Blue WLB DSC 2737.jpg
Lestranicus transpectus White-banded Hedge Blue species Lestranicus
Close wing mud-puddling of Lestranicus transpectus (Moore, 1879) – White-banded Hedge Blue WLB DSC 3916.jpg
Loxura atymnus continentalis Continental Yamfly subspecies Loxura atymnus
Close wing position of Loxura atymnus Stoll, 1780 – Yamfly.jpg
Luthrodes pandava pandava Oriental Plains Cupid subspecies Luthrodes pandava
Close wing posture Basking of Chilades pandava (Horsfield, 1829) – Plains Cupid ( Dry Season Form) DSC 6528.jpg
Mahathala ameria ameria Khasi Falcate Oakblue subspecies Mahathala ameria
Close wing posture of Mahathala ameria Hewitson, 1862 – Falcate Oakblue WLB DSC 3381.jpg
Miletus chinensis assamensis Assam Common Mottle subspecies Miletus chinensis
Close wing leaf sap sucking posture of Miletus chinensis C. Felder, 1862 – Common Mottle WLB-NEI DSC 4440.jpg
Mota massyla Saffron species Mota
Close wing basking position of Mota massyla (Hewitson,1869) – Saffron (Male).jpg
Nacaduba beroe gythion Assam Opaque Six-Lineblue subspecies Nacaduba beroe Guilandina bonduc
Moullava spicata
Connarus wightii
Close wing basking of Nacaduba beroe Felder & Felder, 1865 – Opaque Six-Lineblue WLB DSC 8164.jpg
Nacaduba pactolus continentalis Continental Large Four-Lineblue subspecies Nacaduba pactolus
Close wing Basking of Nacaduba pactolus (C. Felder, 1860) – Large Four-Lineblue WLB DSC 8753.jpg
Neopithecops zalmora zalmora Myanmar Common Quaker subspecies Neopithecops zalmora
Close wing position of Neopithecops zalmora Butler, 1870 – Common Quaker DSC 3056.jpg
Petrelaea dana Dingy Line blue species Petrelaea
Close wing posture mud-puddling of Petrelaea dana (de Nicéville, (1884)) – Dingy Lineblue Q6199.jpg
Poritia hewitsoni hewitsoni Himalayan Common Gem subspecies Poritia hewitsoni
Close wing Basking posture of Poritia hewitsoni Moore, (1866) – Common Gem (Male) WLB DSC 4261.jpg
Prosotas aluta coelestis Assam Banded Lineblue subspecies Prosotas aluta
Close wing Basking posture of Prosotas aluta (Druce, 1873) – Banded Lineblue WLB DSC 4748.jpg
Prosotas bhutea Bhutia Lineblue species Prosotas
Bhutea Lineblue (40500655822).jpg
Prosotas dubiosa indica Indian Tailless Lineblue subspecies Prosotas dubiosa
Close wing leaf-top basking of Prosotas dubiosa (Semper, (1879)) – Tailless Lineblue S 7600.jpg
Prosotas nora ardates Indian Common Lineblue subspecies Prosotas nora
Close wing posture Mudpuddling of Prosotas nora (C. Felder, 1860) – Common Lineblue WLB DSC 6743.jpg
Prosotas pia marginata Margined Additional Lineblue subspecies Prosotas pia
Close wing mud-pudding of Prosotas pia Toxopeus, 1929 – Additional Lineblue.jpg
Pseudozizeeria maha maha Himalayan Pale Grass Blue subspecies Pseudozizeeria maha Oxalis corniculata
Close wing position of Pseudozizeeria maha Kollar, 1844 – Pale Grass Blue WLB DSC 2505.jpg
Rachana jalindra indra Bengal Banded Royal subspecies Rachana jalindra
Close wing of Rachana jalindra (Horsfield, 1829) – Banded Royal.jpg
Rapala manea schistacea Bengal Slate Flash subspecies Rapala manea
Close Wing basking of Rapala manea (Hewitson, 1863) – Slate Flash DSC 1431-01-01.jpg
Rapala pheretima petosiris Indian Copper Flash subspecies Rapala pheretima
Close wing position of Rapala pheretima Hewitson, 1863 – Copper Flash WLB1E7A1522.jpg
Rapala varuna orseis Variable Indigo Flash subspecies Rapala varuna
Close wing puddling of Rapala varuna Horsfield, 1829 – Indigo Flash WLB DSC 0223.jpg
Rathinda amor Monkey Puzzle species Rathinda 27
Remelana jangala ravata Northern Chocolate Royal subspecies Remelana jangala
Close wing position of Remelana jangala Horsfield, 1829 – Chocolate Royal.jpg
Shijimia moorei moorei Chinese Bicolor Cupid subspecies Shijimia moorei
Close wing Mud-puddling of Shijimia moorei (Leech, 1889) – Bicolor Cupid--WLB DSC 1516-01.jpg
Spalgis epius epius Oriental Apefly subspecies Spalgis epeus
Close wing position of Spalgis epius (Westwood, (1851)) – Apefly pakke.jpg
Spindasis elima elima Indian Scarce Shot Silverline subspecies Spindasis elima
Close wing position of Spindasis elima Moore, 1877 – Scarce Shot Silverline.jpg
Surendra quercetorum quercetorum Himalayan Common Acacia Blue subspecies Surendra quercetorum
Close wing position of Surendra quercetorum, Moore, 1857 – Common Acacia Blue WLB (DSC 0763).jpg
Tajuria cippus cippus Indian Peacock Royal subspecies Tajuria cippus
Tajuria jehana jehana Indian Plains Blue Royal subspecies Tajuria jehana
Close wing position of Tajuria jehana Moore, -1884- – Plains Blue Royal.jpg
Taraka hamada mendesia Mendacious Forest Pierrot subspecies Taraka hamada
Close wing of Taraka hamada (Druce,1875) – Forest Pierrot.jpg
Tarucus balkanicus nigra Black-spotted Pierrot subspecies Tarucus balkanicus
Tarucus balkanica – Little Tiger Pierrot.jpg
Tarucus callinara Spotted Pierrot species Tarucus
Close wing position of Tarucus callinara Butler, 1886 – Spotted Pierrot-.jpg
Tarucus venosus Himalayan Pierrot species Tarucus
Close wing leaf-top basking of Tarucus venosus Moore, 1882 – Veined Pierrot or Himalayan Pierrot WLB DSC 1501.jpg
Ticherra acte acte Himalayan Blue Imperial subspecies Ticherra acte
Close wing basking position of Ticherra acte (Moore, (1858)) – Blue Imperial (Male) DSC 3068.jpg
Udara dilecta dilecta Himalayan Pale Hedge Blue subspecies Udara dilecta
Close wing basking of Udara dilecta Moore, 1879 – Pale Hedge Blue (Male) Butterflies of Pange,Talle valley - 4.jpg
Udara dilectus dilectus Himalayan Pale Hedge Blue subspecies Udara dilectus
Close wing position of Udara dilectus (Moore, 1879) – Pale Hedge Blue DSC 7610.jpg
Virachola isocrates Common Guava Blue species Virachola Tamarindus indica
Strychnos nux-vomica
Punica granatum
Close wing Basking of Virachola isocrates (Fabricius, 1793) – Common Guava Blue (Female) WLB DSC 6265.jpg
Yasoda tripunctata tripunctata Sylhet Branded Yamfly subspecies Yasoda tripunctata
Close wing position of Yasoda tripunctata Hewitson, 1863 – Branded Yamfly.jpg
Zeltus amasa amasa Indian Fluffy Tit subspecies Zeltus amasa
Close wing basking position of Zeltus amasa Hewitson, 1865 – Fluffy Tit WLB .jpg
Zizeeria karsandra Dark Grass Blue species Zizeeria
Close wing Basking posture of Zizeeria karsandra (Moore, 1865) – Dark Grass Blue (Male) WLB-NEI DSC 4446.jpg
Zizina otis otis Oriental Lesser Grass Blue subspecies Zizina otis
Close wing moisture sucking of Zizina otis (Fabricius, 1787) – Lesser Grass Blue WLB-NEI DSC 4496.jpg
Zizula hylax hylax Tiny Grass Blue subspecies Zizula hylax
Close wing position of Zizula hylax Fabricius, 1775 –Tiny Grass Blue - WLB MG 3567.jpg
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