Laringa horsfieldii (Boisduval, 1833) - Banded Dandy

Subspecies in India

(1) Laringa horsfieldii andamanensis de Nicéville, 1895 – Andaman Banded Dandy

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

 

This species occurs in S. Myanmar, Indo-China, SE Asia and the Andaman Islands. The subspecies is endemic to the islands in South Andaman.

 

The butterfly is patchily distributed and locally common, and has recently been recorded from Mount Harriet and Chidiya Tapu. It occurs in open areas, along paths and roads near evergreen forests. It had been collected well in the late 1800s and early 1900s, but there are few recent records.

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT1111
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
Karnataka
Kerala
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total1111

Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Laringa horsfieldii (Boisduval, 1833) – Banded Dandy. 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/laringa-horsfieldii, accessed 2022/12/04.