Prosotas dubiosa (Semper, [1879]) - Tailless Lineblue

Subspecies in India

(1) Prosotas dubiosa indica (Evans, [1925]) – Indian Tailless Lineblue

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 Pradesh111111
Arunachal Pradesh2211
Assam1341412
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh143164354
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi111
Goa
Gujarat3131
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT1
Jharkhand
Karnataka710261261964101313
Kerala3411111141
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh114114
Maharashtra4552188134108181317
Manipur1
Meghalaya21
Mizoram1
Nagaland
Odisha111
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim211
Tamil Nadu1213341
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh11
Uttarakhand
West Bengal144211
Total567255382030192038482635

Mallotus philippensis (Euphorbiaceae); Acacia spp., Acacia caesia, Acacia torta, Leucaena leucocephala, Lysiloma latisiliquum, Mimosa invisa, Mimosa pudica, Pithecellobium dulce (Fabaceae).

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. For the complete list of larval host plants of Indian butterflies, see the page on larval host plants.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Prosotas dubiosa (Semper, [1879]) – Tailless Lineblue. 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/prosotas-dubiosa, accessed 2024/05/24.