Colotis etrida (Boisduval, 1836) - Little Orange-tip

Subspecies in India

(1) Colotis etrida etrida (Boisduval, 1836) – Indian Little Orange-tip

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
Andhra Pradesh42312
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi12251021
Goa
Gujarat14324176
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka4116211
Kerala111
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1
Maharashtra3161332245
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan11521
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1221
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh1
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total81466112829479116
Cadaba fruticosa (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Maerua oblongifolia (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Capparaceae). Salvadora persica (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017) (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 etrida (Boisduval, 1836) – Little Orange-tip. 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-etrida, accessed 2022/08/19.