Doleschallia bisaltide (Cramer, [1777]) - Autumn Leaf

Subspecies in India

(1) Doleschallia bisaltide malabarica Fruhstorfer, 1899 – Malabar Autumn Leaf
(2) Doleschallia bisaltide indica Moore, 1899 – Himalayan Autumn Leaf
(3) Doleschallia bisaltide andamanensis Fruhstorfer, 1899 – Andaman Autumn Leaf

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

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  The subspecies andamanensis is legally protected in India under Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT2211
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh13112
Assam3121
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa3
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka112
Kerala21416222
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra111
Manipur
Meghalaya1213
Mizoram
Nagaland111
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1310212151
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total23106131028231353
Eranthemum (Davidson et al. 1896), Graptophyllum pictum (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010), Pseuderanthemum malabaricum(V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Strobilanthes (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Acanthaceae). Urtica (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010) (Urticaceae).

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. Doleschallia bisaltide (Cramer, [1777]) – Autumn Leaf. 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/doleschallia-bisaltide, accessed 2022/11/29.