|Kandy, Sri Lanka, Udawatte Kelle, coll. Bollino Male|
|Kandy, Sri Lanka, Udawatte Kelle, coll. Bollino female|
Endemic to Sri Lanka (Ceylon), darsius
is under considerable threats due to human overpopulation and environmental
destruction. Flies in thinly wooded forests, primarily on the South of
the island. Prefers medium altitudes; Local populations may still be abundant
from May through July in parts of the island.