Athyma selenophora (Kollar, [1844]) - Staff Sergeant

Subspecies in India

(1) Athyma selenophora selenophora (Kollar, [1844]) – West Himalayan Staff Sergeant
(2) Athyma selenophora kanara (Evans, 1924) – Sahyadri Staff Sergeant
(3) Athyma selenophora bahula Moore, 1858 – Sylhet Staff Sergeant

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh9311121
Assam171111321
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh23221
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka41452
Kerala155111
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1188241
Maharashtra124
Manipur1
Meghalaya1151131
Mizoram13
Nagaland112
Odisha1
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim2121311
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand132
West Bengal213
Total24618221545711211814
Haldina cordifolia (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010), Mussaenda philippica (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Wendlandia thyrsoidea (Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Rubiaceae).

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.

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Athyma selenophora (Kollar, [1844]) – Staff Sergeant. 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/athyma-selenophora, accessed 2022/12/01.