Symbrenthia silana de Nicéville, 1885 - Scarce Jester

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species.
 

Conservation and Special status

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


 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

Not yet known.

Endemic to the Eastern Himalaya from Sikkim to N. Myanmar, and in NE India (Garo-Khasi Hills). It should occur in Naga to Mizo Hills but currently there are no records from these ranges. See further details in Kunte (2010).
 

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

Rare, endemic to the Eastern Himalaya and NE India, and protected in India under Schedule I of the WildLife (Protection) Act 1972. Inhabits open spaces in mid-elevation evergreen forests and along stream-sides. See further details in Kunte (2010).
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Not yet known.

Kunte, K. 2010. Rediscovery of the federally protected Scarce Jester Butterfly Symbrenthia silana de Nicéville, 1885 (Nymphalidae: Nymphalinae) from the Eastern Himalaya and Garo Hills, northeastern India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 2:858-866.

Page citation

Kunte, K. 2022. Symbrenthia silana de Nicéville, 1885 – Scarce Jester. 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/symbrenthia-silana, accessed 2022/08/20.