The Commander, is a medium-sized strikingly coloured butterfly found in Asia. It has a wingspan of about 6 to 7.5 cm. The upperside of its wings are a bright reddish brown. Towards the centre of the wing are broad white spots. In flight, one can see a bright red brown butterfly with a white band forming a 'V shape'. There are also a few white spots scattered on the wings. The undersides of the wings are a whitish gray toward the base and have a row of dull reddish brown and a row of black spots along the margins.