Suastus minuta (Moore, 1877) - Small Palm Bob

Subspecies in India

(1) Suastus minuta bipunctus Swinhoe, 1894 – Sahyadri Small Palm Bob
(2) Suastus minuta aditia Evans, 1943 – Himalayan Small Palm Bob
(3) Suastus minuta aditus Moore, 1884 – Andaman Small Palm Bob
 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology


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

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam11
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa1
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala81113
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha1
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total811111123
Calamus brandisii (Kalesh S. pers. obs. 2017), Calamus rotang (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Calamus travancoricus (Kalesh S. pers. obs. 2017), Caryota urens(V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017),Cocos nucifera (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017),Phoenix loureiroi (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), (Arecaceae).


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. Suastus minuta (Moore, 1877) – Small Palm Bob. 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/suastus-minuta, accessed 2022/11/27.