Lethe ramadeva (de Nicéville, 1887) - Single Silverstripe

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species.

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

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

The historically well-known range of Lethe ramadeva in India is Sikkim. This appears to be the first record of the species from Arunachal Pradesh, and the species likely occurs all along the mid-elevations in the Eastern Himalaya.


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


This is a very rare species that is known only from a few localities. Modern records are scarce. It occurs in mixed subtropical evergreen forests at mid-elevations.

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh11
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total11

Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Lethe ramadeva (de Nicéville, 1887) – Single Silverstripe. 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-ramadeva, accessed 2022/08/20.