Mycalesis anaxias Hewitson, 1862 - White-bar Bushbrown

Subspecies in India

(1) Mycalesis anaxias anaxias Hewitson, 1862 – Sahyadri White-bar Bushbrown
(2) Mycalesis anaxias aemate Fruhstorfer, 1911 – Indo-Chinese White-bar Bushbrown

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

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  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh111
Assam2511611
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka3212102
Kerala248131511
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya11313
Mizoram1
Nagaland1
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal11
Total16116610153283
Oplismenus compositus (Kunte 2000) (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. Mycalesis anaxias Hewitson, 1862 – White-bar Bushbrown. 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/mycalesis-anaxias, accessed 2022/08/11.