No common name (open to suggestion)

Wing span:

Identification: The wings are bright iridescent blue on the upperside with dark brown margins and apex, as well as the costa and cell above the dorsum of the hindwings. The forewings have a dark brown spot below the costa. The hindwings have two tail-like projections near the tornus, and a little stub at the tornus. The underside of the wings is dark brown with a broad central white broken band running vertically from costa to dorsum. There is a small orangish spot on the hindwings, adjacent to the tornus. The body is iridescent blue on the upperside and dark brown on the underside, excepting the abdomen which is white. 




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Reported from: CEIBA Biological Centre & Georgetown (Region 4), Bartica (Region 7), Kaieteur & Kurupukari (Region 8), Annai, Kanuku Mts., Simon & Shock International Logging Inc. concession, Sipu River & Surama Eco-Lodge (Region 9), Rockstone & Wismar (Region 10), Demerara River