The Wonderful Hairstreak (Chrysozephyrus ataxus) is a small butterfly found in India that belongs to the Lycaenids or Blues family.
The butterfly was previously classified as Thecla ataxus Doubleday
. It is also presently classified as Chrysozephyrus smaragdina
As per Evan's Thecla ataxus
occurs in India
and in the Naga hills
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