Spindasis lohita has brown upperwings with orange patches on the hind wings. The underside is pale yellow, has 5-6 silver stripes with a red or black border. There is a long, stringy black tail with white tips at the ends of veins 1b and 2.
Larva: larvae of Spindasis lohita are yellowish green with yellowish dorsal bands bounded by two series of dorso-lateral lines.
Pupa: Spindasis lohita pupae are yellowish green on the abdomen, green on the thorax and wing pads. Has a distinctive lycaenid form.