Unlike most butterflies this species prefers open fields, often perching on grass between short low flights. This butterfly has intricate patterns of velvet brown, sky blue, pale yellow and orange eyespots on its upperside. Its underside is a mix of pale yellow, brown and orange eyespots.
Food items: Nectar (as butterfly), host plant (as caterpillar)
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