Deudorix epijarbas (Moore, [1858]) - Cornelian

Subspecies in India

(1) Deudorix epijarbas epijarbas (Moore, [1858]) – Oriental Cornelian.
Two other names have been applied to Indian populations in the past (e.g., Evans 1932), but they should be subsumed under the nominotypical subspecies: (1) Deudorix epijarbas ancus Fruhstorfer, 1912, and (2) Deudorix epijarbas amatius Fruhstorfer, 1912.

  The subspecies amatius is legally protected in India under Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 

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  The subspecies amatius is legally protected in India under Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh131
Assam11111
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh111
Jammu and Kashmir UT1111
Jharkhand
Karnataka1324533322
Kerala261511
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh31
Maharashtra25612724611
Manipur
Meghalaya11
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim3
Tamil Nadu111
Tripura11
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand123
West Bengal
Total915135112212891085
Connarus (Bell 1919b), Connarus wightii (Davidson et al. 1896; Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Connaraceae). Punica (Robinson et al. 2010), Punica granatum (Bell 1919b; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010) (Lythraceae). Aesculus (Robinson et al. 2010), Aesculus indica (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010), Aesculus assamica (Robinson et al. 2010), Harpullia arborea (Kalesh & Prakash 2015), Sapindus emarginatus (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Sapindus laurifolius (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Sapindus trifoliatus (Bell 1919b; Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Sapindaceae).

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.

 

Kunte, K. In preparation. A Systematic and Biogeographic Catalogue of Indian Butterflies: Butterfly Diversity and Endemism in India’s Biodiversity Hotspots. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.

Page citation

Balakrishnan, V., P. Churi and K. Saji 2022. Deudorix epijarbas (Moore, [1858]) – Cornelian. 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/deudorix-epijarbas, accessed 2022/08/20.