One of the most common butterflies in India.The butterfly has tawny wings with veins marked with broad black bands. The margins of the wings are black with two rows of white spots. The underside of the wings resembles the upperside but is paler in colouration.
This butterfly occurs in scrub jungles, fallowland adjacent to habitation, dry and moist deciduous forests, preferring areas of moderate to heavy rainfall. Also occurs in degraded hill slopes and ridges, both, bare or denuded, and, those covered with secondary growth.[