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The Plains Cupid is found in India and Singapore. They are among the few butterflies that breed on plants of the cycad family.

Male upperside is lavender-blue. Fore wing has the costa narrowly and terminal margin more broadly fuscous brown, the latter with in addition an anticiliary black line; cilia light brown transversely traversed close to but not at their bases by a dark brown line. Hind wing: costa narrowly fuscous brown; a sub-terminal series of black spots outwardly edged by a white line; the spot in interspace 2 the largest and inwardly crowned more or less broadly with ochraceous yellow; an anticiliary black line and the cilia as on the fore wing. Underside: greyish brown.

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Plains Cupid @ Kadus, Rajgurunagar, Maharashtra
Plains Cupid @ Kadus, Rajgurunagar, Maharashtra
Plains Cupid UP