Libythea myrrha Godart, 1819 - Club Beak

Subspecies in India

(1) Libythea myrrha rama Moore, 1872 – Sri Lankan Club Beak
(2) Libythea myrrha sanguinalis Fruhstorfer, 1898 – Ochreous Club Beak

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 Pradesh1142
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh23
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh11111
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka2211732
Kerala6111451
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra993121132118
Manipur1
Meghalaya11
Mizoram1
Nagaland
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1
Tamil Nadu211
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1112135
West Bengal1
Total15138884420291722
Tragia plukenetii (Bell 1910b), Tragia involucrata (Godart-Bell 1910) (Euphorbiaceae). Celtis tetrandra (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010) (Cannabaceae).

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. Libythea myrrha Godart, 1819 – Club Beak. 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/libythea-myrrha, accessed 2022/08/12.