Spindasis vulcanus (Fabricius, 1775) - Common Silverline

Subspecies in India

(1) Spindasis vulcanus vulcanus (Fabricius, 1775) – Indian Common Silverline
 

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
Andhra Pradesh12
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar1
Chandigarh11
Chhattisgarh2311
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi236994
Goa1
Gujarat31112
Haryana11
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand11
Karnataka1232211301323191585
Kerala111214283
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh13212
Maharashtra1051391615161516141510
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan1
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1111
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh335101
Uttarakhand21
West Bengal334545681166
Total241318244657456462604225
Carissa carandas (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017) (Apocynanceae). Cadaba fruticosa (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Capparaceae). Dioscorea wallichii (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017) (Dioscoreaceae). Diospyros melanoxylon (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017), Diospyros montana (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017) (Ebenaceae). Cassia fistula (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017) (Fabaceae). Clerodendrum indicum (Bell 1919a; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Volkameria inermis (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017) (Lamiaceae). Woodfordia floribunda (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017) (Lythraceae). Ziziphus jujuba (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Ziziphus rugosa (Bell 1919a; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Rhamnaceae). Canthium coromandelicum (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Rubiaceae). Allophylus cobbe (Bell 1919a; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Sapindaceae).
 

 

 

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. Spindasis vulcanus (Fabricius, 1775) – Common Silverline. 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/spindasis-vulcanus, accessed 2022/08/11.