Lethe drypetis (Hewitson, 1863) - Two-eyed Treebrown

Subspecies in India

(1) Lethe drypetis todara Moore, 1881 – Dakhan Two-eyed Treebrown
This is also known as the Tamil Treebrown.
 

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 Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka1112111
Kerala11732
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra144336
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1112
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total111214822710
Bambusa bambos (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010) Bambusa vulgaris (Kalesh & Prakash 2015) (Poaceae).
 
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

Anonymous 2022. Lethe drypetis (Hewitson, 1863) – Two-eyed Treebrown. 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/lethe-drypetis, accessed 2022/08/19.