Euchrysops cnejus (Fabricius, 1798) - Gram Blue

Subspecies in India

(1) Euchrysops cnejus cnejus (Fabricius, 1798) – Oriental Gram Blue

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

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  The subspecies cnejus is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands111
Andhra Pradesh3126135
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh213751551322235
Dadra & Nagar Haveli1
Daman & Diu
Delhi111161
Goa
Gujarat11231111
Haryana1
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka72142617611210
Kerala372146212343
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh14217532
Maharashtra2211254941937526
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha2
Pondicherry
Punjab1
Rajasthan1
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu112113
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh2131
Uttarakhand11161
West Bengal2281314912
Total18137302721573810416311658
Fabaceae (Robinson et al. 2010), Acacia (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Acacia caesia (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Butea monosperma (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Cajanus cajan (Robinson et al. 2010), Canavalia ensiformis (Robinson et al. 2010), Lablab purpureus (Robinson et al. 2010), Desmodium oojeinense (Bell 1918a; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Paracalyx scariosus (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Phaseolus (Robinson et al. 2010), Pisum sativum (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Pueraria phaseoloides (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Vigna cylindrica (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Vigna radiata (Robinson et al. 2010), Vigna trilobata (Bell 1918a; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Vigna unguiculata (Robinson et al. 2010) (Fabaceae).

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

Saji K 2022. Euchrysops cnejus (Fabricius, 1798) – Gram Blue. 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/euchrysops-cnejus, accessed 2022/08/11.