The underside of this butterfly is an unremarkable pale tan traversed with dark brown lines and dotted with a few black and yellow eye spots. The uppersides of the wings are a rich orange, with eye spots that are violet and deep red. Its caterpillars are known to feed on a wide variety of wildflowers and the adults can be seen in short fast flights within wildflower patches.
Food items: Nectar (as butterfly), host plant (as caterpillar)
Host plants: Mimosa pudica and Acanthaceae
Microhabitat: Gardens, roadsides and open areas
Ecological Function: Pollinator
Food chain level: Primary consumer
Dispersal: Likely it has limited dispersal range, but it can move through open areas and road verges