Catochrysops strabo (Fabricius, 1793) - Forget-me-not

Subspecies in India

(1) Catochrysops strabo strabo (Fabricius, 1793) – Oriental Forget-me-not
 

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

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT1
Andhra Pradesh41151359
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam1251121
Bihar
Chandigarh1
Chhattisgarh1314132221420149
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi211556
Goa
Gujarat812361022
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT111
Jharkhand11
Karnataka9159195751111117
Kerala58311117
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh2631112
Maharashtra2323212567236112237
Manipur1
Meghalaya6
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan111
Sikkim111
Tamil Nadu431111134
Tripura11
Uttar Pradesh55112
Uttarakhand1231
West Bengal862103122
Total556458913421171931676693

Acacia spp, Butea monosperma, Cajanus cajan, Desmodium oojeinense, Flemingia strobilifera , Paracalyx scariosus, Pueraria phaseoloides, Pongamia pinnata , Tephrosia purpurea, Vigna unguiculata (Fabaceae). Schleichera oleosa (Sapindaceae).

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 2024. Catochrysops strabo (Fabricius, 1793) – Forget-me-not. 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/catochrysops-strabo, accessed 2024/02/28.