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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Lycaenidae > Theclinae > Aphnaeini > Apharitis

Apharitis lilacinus Moore, 1884 – Lilac Silverline

Subspecies in India:

No subspecies are listed under this species.
Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
Endemic to peninsular and northern India, from Haridwar in Uttarakhand and Kasauli in Himachal Pradesh to Bengaluru in southern Karnataka, also a record from Assam in NE India.
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Very rare, only a few dozen specimens have ever been reported. The only recent record is by Nitin R. from Hesarghatta Lake in Bengaluru Urban District, on 23 Dec. 2012 (BOI media code as340).
References:

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Lycaenidae > Theclinae > Aphnaeini > Apharitis


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Nitin R. 2017. Apharitis lilacinus Moore, 1884 – Lilac Silverline. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (eds.). Butterflies of India, v. 2.28. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/2125/Apharitis-lilacinus
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