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 Islands1
Andhra Pradesh41141358
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam1251121
Bihar
Chandigarh1
Chhattisgarh17131211420148
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi211456
Goa
Gujarat812361022
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT111
Jharkhand1
Karnataka912515575111916
Kerala46311116
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh2621112
Maharashtra1422182467221112134
Manipur1
Meghalaya6
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan1
Sikkim111
Tamil Nadu33111123
Tripura11
Uttar Pradesh4411
Uttarakhand122
West Bengal862102121
Total435643852820161626666182
Acacia (Robinson et al. 2010), Butea monosperma (Robinson et al. 2010), Cajanus cajan (Robinson et al. 2010), Desmodium oojeinense (Davidson et al. 1896; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Flemingia strobilifera (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Paracalyx scariosus (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Pueraria phaseoloides (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Pongamia pinnata (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Tephrosia purpurea (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017), Vigna unguiculata (Robinson et al. 2010) (Fabaceae). Schleichera oleosa (Davidson et al. 1896; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (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 2022. Catochrysops strabo (Fabricius, 1793) – Forget-me-not. 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/catochrysops-strabo, accessed 2022/08/19.