Surendra quercetorum (Moore, [1858]) - Common Acacia Blue

Subspecies in India

(1) Surendra quercetorum quercetorum (Moore, [1858]) – Himalayan Common Acacia Blue
(2) Surendra quercetorum biplagiata Butler, 1883 – Dakhan Common Acacia Blue
(3) Surendra quercetorum latimargo Moore, 1879 – Andaman Common Acacia Blue

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 UT11
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh3111
Assam23121141
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh2
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh41
Jammu and Kashmir UT111
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala4112524
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1
Maharashtra2121115184011295
Manipur1
Meghalaya311
Mizoram
Nagaland111
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim131
Tamil Nadu121
Tripura344211
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand231
West Bengal11
Total1258799172251244017
Acacia caesia (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Acacia megaladena (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Acacia pennata (Davidson et al. 1897; Bell 1919a; Wynter-Blyth 1957), Acacia polyacantha (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Acacia torta (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Albizia odoratissima (Robinson et al. 2010) (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.

 

Page citation

Saji, K., and S. Debnath 2022. Surendra quercetorum (Moore, [1858]) – Common Acacia Blue. 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/surendra-quercetorum, accessed 2022/12/04.