Eurema blanda (Boisduval, 1836) - Three-spot Grass Yellow

Subspecies in India

(1) Eurema blanda silhetana (Wallace, 1867) – Sylhet Three-spot Grass Yellow
(2) Eurema blanda moorei (Butler, 1886) – Car Nicobar Three-spot Grass Yellow
(3) Eurema blanda grisea (Evans, 1932) – South Nicobar Three-spot Grass Yellow

Conservation and Special status

This species is not legally protected in India under any schedules of WildLife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands213
Andhra Pradesh11
Arunachal Pradesh11111
Assam2122322
Bihar1
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh1
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa11
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka6321612720452915
Kerala123113316413144
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1
Maharashtra13122
Manipur
Meghalaya621
Mizoram11
Nagaland111
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1261111
Tamil Nadu111113
Tripura11
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand121
West Bengal121425
Total137612516232735735536

 

Eurema blanda silhetana - Acrocarpus fraxinifolius (Robinson et al. 2010), Albizia (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Albizia amara (Manoj P., unpublished), Albizia lebbeck (Robinson et al. 2010), Bauhinia purpurea (Kunte 2006), Caesalpinia mimosoides (Kunte 2006), Caesalpinia regia (Robinson et al. 2010), Caesalpinia sappan (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017), Calliandra calothyrsus (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Cassia (Robinson et al. 2010), Cassia (Robinson et al. 2010), Cassia fistula (Kunte 2006), Cassia javanica subsp. nodosa (Robinson et al. 2010), Delonix regia (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Falcataria moluccana (Robinson et al. 2010), Gliricidia sepium (Robinson et al. 2010), Moullava spicata (Robinson et al. 2010; Wynter-Blyth 1957), Pithecellobium dulce (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Sesbania (Robinson et al. 2010), Sesbania bispinosa (Robinson et al. 2010), Sesbania grandiflora (Kalesh & Prakash 2015), Xylia xylocarpa (Robinson et al. 2010) (Fabaceae). Camellia sinensis (Robinson et al. 2010) (Theaceae).
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. & Manoj P 2022. Eurema blanda (Boisduval, 1836) – Three-spot Grass Yellow. 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/eurema-blanda, accessed 2022/08/11.