Neptis nata Moore, [1858] - Clear Sailer

Subspecies in India

(1) Neptis nata hampsoni Moore, 1899 – Sahyadri Clear Sailer
(2) Neptis nata yerburii Butler, 1886 – West Himalayan Clear Sailer
(3) Neptis nata adipala Moore, 1872 – Khasi Clear Sailer
(4) Neptis nata evansi Eliot 1969 – Andaman Clear Sailer.
This species has also been mentioned as Burmese Sailer in the past.

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

 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

  The subspecies hampsoni is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
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Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT1
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam11
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala10621
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram1
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim11
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total107111511
Trema orientalis (Kalesh S. 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 nata Moore, [1858] – Clear Sailer. 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/neptis-nata, accessed 2022/12/04.