Horaga onyx (Moore, [1858]) - Common Onyx

Subspecies in India

(1) Horaga onyx onyx (Moore, [1858]) – Variable Common Onyx
(2) Horaga onyx cingalensis Moore, [1884] – Bright Blue Common Onyx
(3) Horaga onyx rana de Nicéville, 1888 – Andaman Common Onyx

  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology


  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam1141
Bihar
Chandigarh1
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa1
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir UT111
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala29121
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh21
Maharashtra121
Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu121
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand33
West Bengal23
Total41141412998
Horaga onyx cingalensis - Mangifera indica (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017) (Anacardiaceae). Coriaria nepalensis (Mackinnon & de Nicéville 1898; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010) (Coriariaceae).

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.

 
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Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Horaga onyx (Moore, [1858]) – Common Onyx. 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/horaga-onyx, accessed 2022/11/26.