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

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species. It 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 Islands11
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam412
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh1
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa1
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka1536413132
Kerala11116
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra213863123
Manipur
Meghalaya2
Mizoram12
Nagaland11
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura21
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1111
Total4776992310101621
Poaceae (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Bambusa tuldoides (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Bambusa vulgaris (Kalesh & Prakash 2007), Ochlandra scriptoria (Kalesh & Prakash 2007) (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

Anonymous 2022. Halpe porus (Mabille, [1877]) – Bispot Banded Ace. 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/halpe-porus, accessed 2022/08/19.