Rare butterfly found in wet and intermediate zone jungles. Its larva feeds on Zingiber zerumbet and probably other native Zingiberaceae species found in its habitat (Jayasinghe H.D. et. al. 2014)
Jayasinghe H.D., Rajapaksha S.S. & de Alwis C. 2014 A Compilation and Analysis of food plants utilization of Sri Lankan butterfly larva (Papilionoidea) Taprobanica Vol 6 (2) 110-131pp.