Heliophorus moorei (Hewitson, 1865) - Azure Sapphire

Subspecies in India

(1) Heliophorus moorei moorei (Hewitson, 1865) – Bhutan Azure Sapphire
(2) Heliophorus moorei coruscans (Moore, 1882) – Himachal Azure Sapphire
(3) Heliophorus moorei tytleri Riley, 1929 – Naga Azure Sapphire

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

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Heliophorus moorei tytleri - Naga Azure Sapphire

Heliophorus moorei coruscans - Himachal Azure Sapphire



  The subspecies moorei is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
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Delhi
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Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
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Maharashtra
Manipur1
Meghalaya
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Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
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Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal
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Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Heliophorus moorei (Hewitson, 1865) – Azure Sapphire. 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/heliophorus-moorei, accessed 2024/02/28.