Abisara saturata males have dark reddish brown, unmarked upper side wings, while female individuals have paler colored wings with white subapical patches spreading across the forewings and submarginal black spots in spaces 1b, 4, 5 of the hind wings. The underside of the wing is pale dark brown with a pair of post-discal purplish bands. The outer of the hind wings have black white-edged submarginal spots in spaces 1b, 4, 5 and 6.The hind wings are oblique at 4 veins.
Larva: The larvae of Abisara saturata are yellowish green, cylindrical in shape, green head, body surface marked with whitish green spots and long white setae.
Pupa: The pupa Abisara saturata is light green with a diamond-shaped outline, has two black dorsal spots and a number of pale green spots on its body segments, with a few strands of hair on the edges of its body.