Horaga viola Moore, 1882 - Brown Onyx

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species. It is often listed as a subspecies of Horaga albimacula – Violet Onyx.
 

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  The subspecies is alpina legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala2
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal23
Total22311

 

Mangifera indica (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017) (Anacardiaceae). Coriaria nepalensis (Mackinnon & de Nicéville 1898; Bell 1919c; Wynter-Blyth 1957) (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.

 

 

bv167 , bv166 , bv158 , bv157

Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Horaga viola Moore, 1882 – Brown 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-viola, accessed 2022/11/29.