Oriens goloides (Moore, [1881]) - Smaller Dartlet

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species. It is also known as the Indian Dartlet.

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 UT
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam2221
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa12
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka7414427118
Kerala11111252178
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1827104
Manipur
Meghalaya126
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha1
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim431683
Tamil Nadu1111134
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1631
West Bengal11121
Total105473372569693620

 

Axonopus compressus (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Oplismenus compositus (Kalesh & Prakash 2007), Setaria barbata (Kalesh & Prakash 2007) (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.

 

 

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Page citation

Saji K., H. Ogale & Prashanth S. N. 2022. Oriens goloides (Moore, [1881]) – Smaller Dartlet. 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/oriens-goloides, accessed 2022/11/27.