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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Lycaenidae > Miletinae > Spalgini > Spalgis

Spalgis epeus Westwood, 1851 – Apefly

Subspecies in India:

(1) Spalgis epeus epeus Westwood, 1851 – Oriental Apefly
(2) Spalgis epeus nubilus Moore, 1883 – Nicobar Apefly

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
The caterpillars feed on coccids (Mealy bugs). The larval host plants shown below are the hosts for the coccids.
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
References:

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Lycaenidae > Miletinae > Spalgini > Spalgis


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K. and K. Kunte. 2017. Spalgis epeus Westwood, 1851 – Apefly. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (eds.). Butterflies of India, v. 2.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/490/Spalgis-epeus
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