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Symbrenthia silana de Nicéville, 1885 – Scarce Jester

Subspecies in India:

No subspecies are listed under this species.

Early Stages:
Not yet known.
Indian and global distribution:
Endemic to the Eastern Himalaya from Sikkim to N. Myanmar, and in NE India (Garo-Khasi Hills). It should occur in Naga to Mizo Hills but currently there are no records from these ranges. See further details in Kunte (2010).
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Not yet known.
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Rare, endemic to the Eastern Himalaya and NE India, and protected in India under Schedule I of the WildLife (Protection) Act 1972. Inhabits open spaces in mid-elevation evergreen forests and along stream-sides. See further details in Kunte (2010).
References:
Kunte, K. 2010. Rediscovery of the federally protected Scarce Jester Butterfly Symbrenthia silana de Nicéville, 1885 (Nymphalidae: Nymphalinae) from the Eastern Himalaya and Garo Hills, northeastern India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 2:858-866.

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Kunte, K. 2017. Symbrenthia silana de Nicéville, 1885 – Scarce Jester. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (eds.). Butterflies of India, v. 2.28. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/552/Symbrenthia-silana
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