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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Lycaenidae > Polyommatinae > Polyommatini > Acytolepis

Acytolepis puspa Horsfield, 1828 – Common Hedge Blue

Subspecies in India:

(1) Acytolepis puspa felderi Toxopeus, 1927 – Malabar Common Hedge Blue
(2) Acytolepis puspa gisca Fruhstorfer, 1910 – Himalayan Common Hedge Blue
(3) Acytolepis puspa cyanescens de Nicéville, 1890 – Car Nicobar Common Hedge Blue
(4) Acytolepis puspa prominens de Nicéville, 1890 – South Nicobar Common Hedge Blue

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Peltophorum pterocarpum is a previously unrecorded larval host plant for this species (Sree Kumar, Abhay Soman and Paresh Churi) .  
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult butterfly photographs that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Arunachal Pradesh
Goa
Karnataka
Kerala
Maharashtra
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Sikkim
All states
References:

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Lycaenidae > Polyommatinae > Polyommatini > Acytolepis


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K., H. Ogale, and A. Soman. 2014. Acytolepis puspa Horsfield, 1828 – Common Hedge Blue. In K. Kunte, S. Kalesh & U. Kodandaramaiah (eds.). Butterflies of India, v. 2.10. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/549/Acytolepis-puspa
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