Dophla evelina (Stoll, [1790]) - Redspot Duke

Subspecies in India

(1) Dophla evelina laudabilis (Swinhoe, 1890) – Sahyadri Redspot Duke
(2) Dophla evelina derma (Kollar, [1848]) – Himalayan Redspot Duke

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

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  The subspecies laudabilis is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam1112121
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa1
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka44
Kerala111
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra11111113101610
Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram2
Nagaland11
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total262711635121712
Anacardium occidentale (Bell 1909a; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Anacardiaceae). Diospyros candolleana (Davidson et al. 1896; Bell 1909a; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Diospyros malabarica (Ogale et al. 2018), Diospyros melanoxylon (Bell 1909a; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Ebenaceae).

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. Dophla evelina (Stoll, [1790]) – Redspot Duke. 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/dophla-evelina, accessed 2022/08/11.