Plains Cupid Butterfly – Chilades pandava

Plains Cupid is a butterfly belonging to the family Lycaenidae. The photo is also added to the portfolio – Insects.

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Plains Cupid ButterflyPlains Cupid Butterfly (Chilades pandava) photo from Kottayam, Kerala on 26.07.2014

It is one of the very few species of butterflies which depends on the plants from Cycads family for their life cycle. There are black spots bordered with white under the wings, and orange bordered black spots at the end of wings.

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