Arnetta vindhiana (Moore, [1884]) - Vindhyan Bob

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species. A subspecies name, Arnetta vindhiana nilgiriana (Moore, [1884]), is occasionally included under this species, but it represents infrasubspecific variation.
 

Conservation and Special status

This species is not legally protected in India under any schedules of WildLife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
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Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat1
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka1531232
Kerala1213313
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra4101753419352222
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu11
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total61223363920403842

 

Poaceae (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017). Another subspecies, Arnetta vindhiana nilgiriana Moore, 1883, is occasionally included under this species, but it represents infrasubspecific variation.
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.

 

 

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Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Arnetta vindhiana (Moore, [1884]) – Vindhyan Bob. 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/arnetta-vindhiana, accessed 2022/11/27.