Baoris farri (Moore, 1878) - Complete Paint-brush Swift

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species.

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

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  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule IV of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh2
Arunachal Pradesh221
Assam3112
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh11
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka12
Kerala111041232202
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh21
Maharashtra123883
Manipur
Meghalaya122
Mizoram1
Nagaland1
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim13113
Tamil Nadu2
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1273
Total544111051512184612

Bambusa spp., Bambusa bambos (=Bambusa arundinacea), Bambusa tuldoides, Bambusa vulgaris (=Bambusa striata), Dinochloa andamanica, Ochlandra scriptoria, Ochlandra talbotii, Ochlandra travancorica (Poaceae).

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(4): 11495–11550.

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

Page citation

Saji K. & Manoj P 2024. Baoris farri (Moore, 1878) – Complete Paint-brush Swift. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/baoris-farri, accessed 2024/02/29.