The Dark Blue Tiger (Tirumala septentrionis) is a Danaid butterfly found in South and Southeast Asia.
Closely resembles Tirumala limniace, Cramer, but is always sufficiently distinct to be easily recognized, even on the wing.
Expanse: 80-115 mm.
This species is one of the predominant species (78%) during the migratory season in southern India during which many species migrate. Both males and females appear to migrate in equal numbers.
Caterpillar is similar to that of T. limniace . It is said by MacKinnon and de Niceville to feed on Vallaris dichotoma Other species include Cosmostigma racemosa Heterostemma brownii and Cocculus spp