Neptis clinia Moore, 1872 - Sullied Sailer

Subspecies in India

(1) Neptis clinia kallaura Moore, 1881  Sahyadri Sullied Sailer
(2) Neptis clinia praedicta Smetacek, 2011 – West Himalayan Sullied Sailer
(3) Neptis clinia susruta Moore, 1872 – Himalayan Sullied Sailer
(4) Neptis clinia clinia Moore, 1872 – Andaman Sullied Sailer
This has also been variously listed as Clear Sailer and Creamy Sailer in the past.

 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands2
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh22
Assam1114
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh8121214
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala336
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya2
Mizoram
Nagaland2
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim11
Tamil Nadu
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal
Total82722277421
Celtis spp. (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017) (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. Neptis clinia Moore, 1872 – Sullied Sailer. 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/neptis-clinia, accessed 2022/08/20.