Celastrina gigas (Hemming, 1928) - Silvery Hedge Blue

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species. Another taxon, fujianensis Huang, 1994, from Fujian, E. China, is sometimes listed as a subspecies of gigas, although it is most likely a distinct species.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

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Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand21121
West Bengal
Total211121

Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Celastrina gigas (Hemming, 1928) – Silvery Hedge Blue. 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/celastrina-gigas, accessed 2022/12/02.