Halpe porus (Mabille, [1877]) - Bispot Banded Ace

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species.

Taxonomic Information

This species is also known as the Moore's Ace.

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 UT11
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam412
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh1
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa1
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka1536413132
Kerala11116
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra213963123
Manipur
Meghalaya2
Mizoram12
Nagaland11
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura21
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1111
Total4776992410101621

Poaceae, Bambusa tuldoides, Bambusa vulgaris, Ochlandra scriptoria (Poaceae).

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

Kunte, K., Saji K., and Prashanth S. N. 2022. Halpe porus (Mabille, [1877]) – Bispot Banded Ace. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/halpe-porus, accessed 2022/12/04.