Both male and female are very variable in markings and in the outline of the termen and dorsum ol the forewing. Upperside: forewing dark-brown glossed with brilliant blue, generally a spot at apex of cell, a small costal spot, two short streaks beyond apex of cell, subterminal and terminal series of spots, (in the female the latter series wanting) all bluish-white in colour. Hindwing brown, glossed with blue in the middle, sub-terminal series of spots incomplete or absent. Underside: not glossed with blue, spots more complete and clearly defined. Head and thorax spotted with bluish-white.