Freyeria putli (Kollar, [1844]) - Black-spotted Grass Jewel

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species.

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 Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh12135
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh1
Chhattisgarh13411127
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi146
Goa
Gujarat35211172133
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka34109210171414
Kerala11111424
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh3116
Maharashtra131392321692013
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan12
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu21311146
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh11
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal213211
Total20201426112028827386378
Heliotropium strigosum (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010), Trichodesma indicum (Firoz et al. 2018) (Boraginaceae). Crotalaria hebecarpa (Kunte 2006), Indigofera (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010), Indigofera astragalina (Firoz et al. 2018), Indigofera linnaei (Firoz et al. 2018), Lotus corniculatus (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Pisum sativum (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Rhynchosia minima (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010), Vicia (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Zornia diphylla (Robinson et al. 2010) (Fabaceae). Oxalis corniculata (Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Oxalidaceae).

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. Freyeria putli (Kollar, [1844]) – Black-spotted Grass Jewel. 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/freyeria-putli, accessed 2022/11/26.