Catapaecilma major Druce, 1895 - Common Tinsel

Subspecies in India

(1) Catapaecilma major major Druce, 1895 – Himalayan Common Tinsel
(2) Catapaecilma major callone Fruhstorfer, 1915 – Sahyadri Common Tinsel

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh15
Assam12
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa1
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka211
Kerala11138321
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh2
Maharashtra45624262
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha1
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim211
Tamil Nadu11
Tripura12
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal42
Total512208713131293
Terminalia arjuna (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017), Terminalia paniculata (Davidson et al. 1896; Bell 1919b; Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Combretaceae). Mallotus nudiflorus(V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017)(Euphorbiaceae). Lagerstroemia parviflora (Valappil et al. 2018) (Lythraceae). Ziziphus rugosa (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017) (Rhamnaceae).

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. Catapaecilma major Druce, 1895 – Common Tinsel. 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/catapaecilma-major, accessed 2022/11/29.