Monday, 24 August 2015

113. Surendra quercetorum quercetorum (The Common Acacia Blue)

Number: 113
Family: Lycaeniidae
Sub-Family: Thecliinae
Species: Surendra quercetorum quercetorum (Moore, 1858)
Common name(s): The Common Acacia Blue
Photography location: Tam Dao foothills (Vinh Phuc Prov.)

Male Surendra quercetorum  (only 1 tail, at vein 2)

The female (2 tails, at veins 2 and 3)

Female, view of upperwing pattern

Male (above, hindwings ripped off) and female
Male UP is deep shining blue, female is brown. Both sexes show pale brown UN with narrow obscure markings, usually outwardly edged with whitish striae

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