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Cethosia cyane Drury, 1770 – Leopard Lacewing

Subspecies in India:

(1) Cethosia cyane cyane Drury, 1770 – Bengal Leopard Lacewing

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
This species has historically been known from the Himalaya and NE India to Indo-China, but not from the Andaman Islands (Evans 1932; Wynter-Blyth 1957). More recent records from Havelock Island and Port Blair (Mohanraj & Veenakumari 2011; BOI-aq376, BOI-aq377, and BOI-ce592) have extended the known distribution of the species in the Andaman Islands.

records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
References:

Evans, W. H. 1932. The Identification of Indian butterflies. 2nd ed. Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai.
Mohanraj, P, and K. Veenakumari 2011. Butterflies of the Andaman and Nicobar islands: history of collection and checklist. Zootaxa, 3050:1–36.
Wynter-Blyth, M. A. 1957. Butterflies of the Indian Region. Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai.


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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Valappil, B., J. Veino, B. Basumatary, G. Agavekar, S. Sondhi, and K. Kunte. 2017. Cethosia cyane Drury, 1770 – Leopard Lacewing. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (eds.). Butterflies of India, v. 2.31. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/985/Cethosia-cyane
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