Identification: The wings are dark brown on the upperside with white fringe. Males have a bright iridescent purple tint on the upperside except at the margins and submargins. There is a tail-like, hair-like projection near the tornus of the hindwings. The underside of the forewings is light brown from mid to dorsum and bright yellow-green from mid to costa. The forewings also have a white and brown band running vertically from the costa on the underside. The hindwings are bright yellow-green on the underside, except at the termenal margins and submargins. There is also a white and brown band running vertically from costa and dorsum, in line with the white band of the forewings. The hindwings have two brown tornal ocelli. The body is dark brown on the upperside and light brown on the underside.
Larval food plant: Cardiospermum corindum (Warren et al., 2013)
Adult food: Flower nectar of Ageratum
Reported from: Demerara River