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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 observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Arunachal Pradesh
4
1
1
Assam
1
1
Goa
1
Karnataka
1
1
1
7
5
3
Kerala
2
1
1
Maharashtra
2
2
2
3
3
1
7
1
4
1
Manipur
1
Meghalaya
1
1
Mizoram
1
Nagaland
1
2
1
Odisha
2
1
Paschimbanga
1
Sikkim
3
1
1
Tamil Nadu
2
1
Uttarakhand
1
2
All states
4
2
6
5
6
4
6
3
10
14
14
6
References:

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K., H. Ogale, A. Soman, P.  Churi & S. Mazumder. 2016. Acytolepis puspa Horsfield, 1828 – Common Hedge Blue. 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/549/Acytolepis-puspa
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