Chersonesia risa (Doubleday, [1848]) - Common Maplet

Subspecies in India

(1) Chersonesia risa risa (Doubleday, [1848]) – Oriental Common Maplet

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

This species was earlier known from SE Tibet, S. China, N. Myanmar, Thailand and Vietnam (Ek-Amnuay 2012; Inayoshi 2017; Io 2000). The images on Butterflies of India (BOI-cs676 and BOI-cs677, published here on 2018/01/14; and BOI-ct549 and BOI-ct550, published here on 2019/12) represent the first record of the species from Bhutan and the E. Himalaya. This was followed by sightings near Tarin-Tiibe Khoke Pass, Pange, Talle WLS, Arunachal Pradesh (images BOI-eb155 and BOI-eb156, published here on 2019/12/15), which confirm the occurrence of this species in India, and represents an addition to the butterfly fauna of India.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh4312121
Assam23627
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya4244
Mizoram1
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim11225112
Tamil Nadu
Tripura11
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total281455912156
Ek-Amnuay, P. 2012. Butterflies of Thailand, 2nd edn. Baan Lae Suan (=Amarin) Printing & Publishing Co., Bangkok.

Inayoshi, Y. 2010. A Check List of Butterflies in Indo-China (chiefly from Thailand, Laos and Vietnam). Athyma punctata, accessed 2018/01/14.

Io, C. 2000. Monograph of Chinese Butterflies (revised edn.). Henan Scientific and Technological Publishing House.

Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Chersonesia risa (Doubleday, [1848]) – Common Maplet. 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/chersonesia-risa, accessed 2022/12/04.