Discophora lepida (Moore, [1858]) - Southern Duffer

Subspecies in India

(1) Discophora lepida lepida (Moore, [1858]) – Sahyadri Duffer

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

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  The subspecies lepida is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa11
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka1111
Kerala11112313
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total12111224213
Bambusa (Moore 1893; Pant & Chatterjee 1950; Robinson et al. 2010), Dendrocalamus strictus (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Ochlandra scriptoria (Kalesh & Prakash 2015), Ochlandra travancorica (Kalesh & Prakash 2015) (Poaceae).

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.

 
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Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Discophora lepida (Moore, [1858]) – Southern Duffer. 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/discophora-lepida, accessed 2022/08/20.