Argynnis hybrida Evans, 1912 - Nilgiri Fritillary

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species.

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  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
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Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu23147221
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total23147221
Lobelia (de Rhe-Philip 1902) (Campanulaceae) Viola (Sevastopulo 1941; Pant & Chatterjee 1950; Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Violaceae). Similar to Argynnis castetsi, this is often treated as a subspecies of Argynnis hyperbius (Linnaeus, 1763). Further work is needed on this species group.

Key Reference:
Nitin, R., V. C. Balakrishnan, P. V. Churi, S. Kalesh, S. Prakash, and K. Kunte. 2018. Larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 10:11495–11550.

For the complete list of larval host plants of Indian butterflies, see the page on larval host plants.

 

Das GN, Singh N, Chandra K. 2020. Notes on the genus Cyllogenes Butler, 1868 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrinae) from India. Trop. Lepid. Res., 30:115–25.

Singh AP, Das DJ. 2016. Butterfly Atlas of Arunachal Pradesh, India. Dehra Dun: Forest Research Institute. pp. 463.

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Argynnis hybrida Evans, 1912 – Nilgiri Fritillary. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.06. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/argynnis-hybrida, accessed 2022/12/01.