Nacaduba kurava (Moore, [1858]) - Transparent Six-Lineblue

Subspecies in India

(1) Nacaduba kurava canaraica Toxopeus, 1927 – Karwar Transparent Six-Lineblue
(2) Nacaduba kurava euplea Fruhstorfer, 1916 – Sikkim Transparent Six-Lineblue
(3) Nacaduba kurava sambalanga Tite, 1963 – Nicobar Transparent Six-Lineblue

Conservation and Special status

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

Photo Gallery and Species Biology


  The subspecies mishmia is legally protected in India under Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
  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 Pradesh3
Assam21111
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa1
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka104
Kerala31331213
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1142715
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1
Tamil Nadu21
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total41105355318220
Vateria indica (Robinson et al. 2010) (Dipterocarpaceae). Caesalpinia bonduc (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017) (Fabaceae). Ardisia elliptica (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Ardisia solanacea (Bell 1918b; Wynter-Blyth 1957), Embelia tsjeriam-cottam (Davidson et al. 1896; Bell 1918)b Maesa indica (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017) (Primulaceae). Waltheria indica (Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Malvaceae).

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

Valappil, B., K. Saji, and M. Bhakare 2022. Nacaduba kurava (Moore, [1858]) – Transparent Six-Lineblue. 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/nacaduba-kurava, accessed 2022/08/19.