Identification: Males are bright iridescent blue on the upperside with dark brown margins and submargins on the forewings and dark brown margins on the hindwings. There is a dark brown spot below the costa of the forewings. Females are brown on the upperside with dark brown margins and a white submarginal line, and without the dark brown spot on the forewings. The hindwings in both males and females have three tail-like projections near the tornus, and a black spot at the tornus. The underside of the wings is blue in males and light brown in females, with dark brown margins. Both males and females have three dark brown submarginal bands on the fore- and hindwings. The hindwings have two yellow-crowned black tornal ocelli.
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Reported from: Annai (Region 9)