Erynnis pelias (Leech, 1891) - Frosted Duskywing

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species.
 

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Erynnis pelias - Frosted Duskywing


Unknown.

SE Tibet and W. China to E. Arunachal Pradesh in NE India.
 
This species was previously known from SE Tibet and W. China (Evans 1932; 1949). The spot record (BOI-cw522 to BOI-cw525) from Kibithoo, Anjaw District, eastern Arunachal Pradesh, is the first record of the species from India, reported here on 2018/03/25.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total1
Unknown.
 
Evans, W. H. 1932. The Identification of Indian butterflies. 2nd ed. Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai.

Evans, W. H. 1949. A Catalogue of the Hesperiidae from Europe, Asia and Australia in the British Museum (Natural History). British Museum (Natural History), London.
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Erynnis pelias (Leech, 1891) – Frosted Duskywing. 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/erynnis-pelias, accessed 2022/08/13.