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Above, the male is bright blue in the forewing with diffuse white spots in the distal half; while the female is blue with embedded white spots in the distal half of the forewing and several white spots and streaks in the brown basal half. Both sexes have a brown hindwing with the female having additional narrow white streaks arranged as per the Ideopsis species. Underneath, the wings are brown with white spots/streaks arranged similarly to those on the upperside though with variation in size of the spots/streaks.
Urban parks and gardens.
The adults are attracted to flowers, and are easiest to approach for photo-taking when they are occupied during their flower visits.