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Neptis hylas Linnaeus, 1758 – Common Sailer

Subspecies in India:

(1) Neptis hylas varmona Moore, 1872 – Indian Common Sailer
(2) Neptis hylas andamana Moore, 1877 – Andaman Common Sailer
(3) Neptis hylas nicobarica Moore, 1877 – Car Nicobar Common Sailer
(4) Neptis hylas sambilanga Evans, 1932 – South Nicobar Common Sailer

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult butterfly observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
2
Andhra Pradesh
2
Arunachal Pradesh
1
2
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
1
Dhaka
1
Gujarat
1
Himachal Pradesh
1
Karnataka
5
2
1
1
2
7
5
Kerala
2
1
2
1
Madhya Pradesh
1
Maharashtra
3
3
2
2
1
4
4
3
7
1
Manipur
1
Meghalaya
3
Odisha
1
Paschimbanga
2
1
Tamil Nadu
1
1
1
Tripura
1
1
Uttarakhand
1
1
1
All states
9
9
3
5
3
3
2
8
8
20
16
1
References:

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K., A. Soman, M. Bhakare & Manoj P. 2016. Neptis hylas Linnaeus, 1758 – Common Sailer. Kunte, K., P. Roy, S. Kalesh and U. Kodandaramaiah (eds.). Butterflies of India, v. 2.24. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/480/Neptis-hylas
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