Azanus uranus Butler, 1886 - Dull Babul Blue

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species.
 

Conservation and Special status

  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh2
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi3362
Goa
Gujarat112
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka121221
Kerala
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh111
Maharashtra745561291212
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan142
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh1
Uttarakhand
West Bengal12
Total7668627149986
Acacia (Robinson et al. 2010;), Acacia catechu (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Acacia farnesiana (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Acacia leucophloea (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Acacia nilotica (Bell 1918a; Wynter-Blyth 1957), Acacia senegal (Bell 1918a; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010) (Fabaceae).

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. Azanus uranus Butler, 1886 – Dull Babul Blue. 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/azanus-uranus, accessed 2022/08/20.