Junonia hierta (Fabricius, 1798) - Yellow Pansy

Subspecies in India

(1) Junonia hierta hierta (Fabricius, 1798) – Oriental Yellow Pansy

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 Islands11111
Andhra Pradesh132112
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam13212
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh21
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi3110223
Goa
Gujarat1
Haryana13
Himachal Pradesh261
Jammu and Kashmir UT11
Jharkhand
Karnataka5241121611841345
Kerala41318
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1212
Maharashtra343166213210
Manipur1
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan1141
Sikkim121
Tamil Nadu111111
Tripura111
Uttar Pradesh1122
Uttarakhand113
West Bengal111212
Total13310132535281730311634
Asystasia (Robinson et al. 2010), Barleria (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Eremomastax (Robinson et al. 2010), Hygrophila auriculata (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Hygrophila costata (Robinson et al. 2010), Justicia (Robinson et al. 2010), Ruellia (Robinson et al. 2010) (Acanthaceae). Mimosa pudica (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Fabaceae).

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

Saji K., A. Soman, and A. Kanwal 2022. Junonia hierta (Fabricius, 1798) – Yellow Pansy. 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/junonia-hierta, accessed 2022/08/20.