Bhagadatta austenia (Moore, 1872) - Grey Commodore

Subspecies in India

(1) Bhagadatta austenia austenia (Moore, 1872) – Khasi Grey Commodore. Subspecies purpurascens has also been listed, but this appears to be an individual form rather than a valid subspecies, so this should be treated as a synonym of the nominotypical subspecies.

  purpurascens, which should be treated as a synonym of ssp. austenia, is legally protected in India under Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

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

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

  purpurascens, which should be treated as a synonym of ssp. austenia, is legally protected in India under Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

  The subspecies austenia is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1113
Assam
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
Meghalaya121
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total23113

Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Bhagadatta austenia (Moore, 1872) – Grey Commodore. 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/bhagadatta-austenia, accessed 2022/08/20.