Thursday, July 12, 2012

Lime Blue (Chilades lajus lajus)

Common butterfly found in all elevations of the island throughout the year, while abundant during the north-east monsoons. Lime Blue is a migratory species. It is subject to some seasonal variation and in both sexes the dry season and wet season forms vary in size and in the shade of blue on the upper side of both wings. Larva attended by Red Ants and feeds on Divul [දිවුල්](Limoniaacidissima) and various other plants of the family Rutaceae

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