Polytremis discreta (Elwes & Edwards, 1897) - White-fringed Swift

Subspecies in India

(1) Polytremis discreta discreta (Elwes & Edwards, 1897) – Himalayan White-fringed Swift. This is also known as the Himalayan Swift.

  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule IV of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule IV of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
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Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh12
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya11
Mizoram
Nagaland332
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim212111
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand11122
West Bengal
Total13422674

Aduse-Poku, K., Lees, D. C., Brattström, O., Kodandaramaiah, U., Collins, S. C., Wahlberg, N. And Brakefield, P. M. (2016), Molecular phylogeny and generic-level taxonomy of the widespread palaeotropical ‘Heteropsis clade’ (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae: Mycalesina). Systematic Entomology, 41: 717–731. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/syen.12183

Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Polytremis discreta (Elwes & Edwards, 1897) – White-fringed Swift. 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/polytremis-discreta, accessed 2022/11/29.