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Catochrysops strabo


It is a small butterfly, brilliant light purple blue upper surface.


A common butterfly throughout the island, especially at elevations below 3500 feet. It is seen throughout the year but is more common towards the end of monsoons in the dry zone of low mid elevations. Its habitat includes open fields, scrub jungle, forest paths, grass lands and hedges along fences in cultivated areas.

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Sri Lanka

Spotted on Apr 15, 2013
Submitted on Apr 23, 2013

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