Colotis amata (Fabricius, 1775) - Small Salmon Arab

Subspecies in India

(1) Colotis amata amata (Fabricius, 1775) – Desert Small Salmon Arab
(2) Colotis amata modesta (Butler, 1876) – Modest Small Salmon Arab

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 UT
Andhra Pradesh2321
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi111222
Goa1
Gujarat1134712113
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka1251192118181458
Kerala
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra9313521141316131826
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha2
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan12
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu26141
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh71
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total1135102541503637333150
Colotis amata modesta - Toddalia asiatica (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017),(Rutaceae). Azima tetracantha (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Salvadora oleoides (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Salvadora persica (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010) (Salvadoraceae).
Colotis amata amata - Azima tetracantha (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Salvadora oleoides (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Salvadora persica (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010) (Salvadoraceae).
 
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. Colotis amata (Fabricius, 1775) – Small Salmon Arab. 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/colotis-amata, accessed 2022/12/02.