Pratapa deva (Moore, [1858]) - White Tufted Royal

Subspecies in India

(1) Pratapa deva deva (Moore, [1858]) – Indian White Tufted Royal
(2) Pratapa deva lila Moore, [1884] – Sylhet White Tufted Royal


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

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  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala11
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra311321
Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha2
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal1
Total4312531
Dendrophthoe falcata (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Loranthus (Davidson et al. 1895; Bell 1919a; Sevastopulo 1938; Pant & Chatterjee 1950; Robinson et al. 2010), Loranthus longiflorus (W. Mackinnon & de Nicéville 1898; Wynter-Blyth 1957), Loranthus tomentosus (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010), Scurrula parasitica (Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Loranthaceae).

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. Pratapa deva (Moore, [1858]) – White Tufted Royal. 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/pratapa-deva, accessed 2022/08/11.