Cupha erymanthis (Drury, [1773]) - Rustic

Subspecies in India

(1) Cupha erymanthis maja Fruhstorfer, 1898 – Sahyadri Rustic
(2) Cupha erymanthis lotis (Sulzer, 1776) – Himalayan Rustic
(3) Cupha erymanthis andamanica Moore, [1900] – Andaman Rustic
(4) Cupha erymanthis nicobarica (C. Felder, 1862) – Nicobar Rustic

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands1111
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh21
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa21
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka1423122242
Kerala8115123911685
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra6651226768
Manipur
Meghalaya12
Mizoram1
Nagaland
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand111
West Bengal
Total15711991381519231517
Glochidion eriocarpum (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Phyllantahceae). Flacourtia (Robinson et al. 2010), Flacourtia indica (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Flacourtia jangomas (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Flacourtia montana (Bell 1910a; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Salicaceae).

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. Cupha erymanthis (Drury, [1773]) – Rustic. 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/cupha-erymanthis, accessed 2022/08/15.