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Freyeria trochylus Freyer, 1845 – Grass Jewel

Subspecies in India:

(1) Freyeria trochylus orientalis Forster, 1980 – South Asian Grass Jewel. This was earlier listed as the nominotypical subspecies Freyeria trochylus trochylus Freyer, 1845. However, specimens from India match the description of Freyeria trochylus orientalis, hence the Indian populations are now listed under this new subspecies.

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Theivaprakasham, H. 2017. Freyeria trochylus Freyer, 1845 – Grass Jewel. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (eds.). Butterflies of India, v. 2.28. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/903/Freyeria-trochylus
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