Borbo bevani (Moore, 1878) - Lesser Rice Swift

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species. It is also known as the Bevan's Swift.
 

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

  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala13
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra2
Manipur1
Meghalaya2
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim312331
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1121361
West Bengal
Total14421247662

 

 

Imperata cylindrica (Robinson et al. 2010), Paspalam conjugatum (Robinson et al. 2010), Saccharum (Robinson et al. 2010) (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, 10:11495–11550.

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

 

 

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Borbo bevani (Moore, 1878) – Lesser Rice Swift. 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/borbo-bevani, accessed 2022/11/26.