Matapa aria (Moore, [1866]) - Common Branded Redeye

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species. It is also known as the Common Redeye.
 

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 UT1
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh11
Assam312611642
Bihar1
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh1
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa3
Gujarat1
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka114112946251
Kerala16111452
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra31221272213115
Manipur1
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1
Tamil Nadu
Tripura91113
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand111
West Bengal21135562
Total17481065184743343113
Poaceae (Robinson et al. 2010), Bambusa (Davidson & Aitken 1890; Bell 1926; Robinson et al. 2010), Bambusa bambos (Bell 1926; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Bambusa vulgaris (Kalesh & Prakash 2007), Dendrocalamus strictus (Bell 1926; Robinson et al. 2010), Ochlandra scriptoria (Kalesh & Prakash 2007), Ochlandra talbotii (Bell 1926; Robinson et al. 2010), Ochlandra travancorica (Kalesh & Prakash 2007), Oxytenanthera (Bell 1926; Robinson et al. 2010), Teinostachyum (Davidson et al. 1897; Swinhoe 1913) (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

Saji K., P. Kale, A. Kane, S. Debnath 2022. Matapa aria (Moore, [1866]) – Common Branded Redeye. 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/matapa-aria, accessed 2022/12/04.