Loxura atymnus (Stoll, 1780) - Yamfly

Subspecies in India

(1) Loxura atymnus atymnus (Stoll, 1780) – Sahyadri Yamfly
(2) Loxura atymnus continentalis Fruhstorfer, [1912] – Continental Yamfly
(3) Loxura atymnus prabha (Moore, 1877) – Andaman Yamfly
(4) Loxura atymnus nicobarica Evans, 1932 – Nicobar Yamfly

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 UT3321315
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh11
Assam166429411
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh121
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa121
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka11211
Kerala53191522613
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra312533314417544
Manipur
Meghalaya21
Mizoram1
Nagaland1
Odisha1
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu111
Tripura921
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand11
West Bengal12211232172
Total1395114361445233291010
Dioscorea (Davidson et al. 1896; Bell 1919c), Dioscorea pentaphylla (Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Dioscoreaceae). Smilax zeylanica (Bell 1919c; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010) (Smilacaceae).

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. Loxura atymnus (Stoll, 1780) – Yamfly. 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/loxura-atymnus, accessed 2022/11/27.