Phaedyma columella (Cramer, [1780]) - Short-banded Sailer

Subspecies in India

(1) Phaedyma columella nilgirica (Moore, [1889]) – Dakhan Short-banded Sailer
(2) Phaedyma columella ophiana (Moore, 1872) – Sikkim Short-banded Sailer
(3) Phaedyma columella binghami Fruhstorfer, 1905 – Nicobar Short-banded Sailer
 

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 Pradesh12
Arunachal Pradesh4111
Assam132211
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh12121
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala1
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh75311
Maharashtra612813296
Manipur
Meghalaya121
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim11
Tamil Nadu
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal1
Total713181410179149
Dalbergia (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Pueraria tuberosa (Bagli & Churi 2018) (Fabaceae). Gmelina arborea (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017) (Lamiaceae). Hibiscus mutabilis (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017) (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

Anonymous 2022. Phaedyma columella (Cramer, [1780]) – Short-banded 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/phaedyma-columella, accessed 2022/11/29.