Arhopala fulla (Hewitson, 1862) - Spotless Oakblue

Subspecies in India

(1) Arhopala fulla ignara Riley & Godfrey, 1921 – Thai Spotless Oakblue
(2) Arhopala fulla andamanica (Wood-Mason & de Nicéville, 1881) – Andaman Spotless Oakblue

  The subspecies ignara is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

The known distribution of this species has recently been extended to the East Kameng District, Arunachal Pradesh, Eastern Himalaya (Sondhi et al. 2016). The traditionally known range was from the Mishmi Hills to N. Myanmar.
 

  The subspecies ignara is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam321
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya12
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal211
Total316111

Not known.

d’Abrera, B. 1985. Butterflies of the Oriental Region. Part II: Nymphalidae, Satyridae & Amathusidae. Hill House, Melbourne, Australia.

Kinyon, S. 2004. Illustrated Checklist for the Butterflies of Myanmar. Smithsonian Institution, USA.

Sondhi, S., T. Karmakar, Y. Sondhi, R. Jhaveri, and K. Kunte. 2016. Re-discovery of Calinaga aborica Tytler, 1915 (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Calinaginae) from Arunachal Pradesh, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 8:8618–8622. PDF file (4.7MB, has colour images of a type and other specimens).
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Arhopala fulla (Hewitson, 1862) – Spotless Oakblue. 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/arhopala-fulla, accessed 2022/08/20.