Tagiades gana (Moore, [1866]) - Suffused Snow Flat

Subspecies in India

(1) Tagiades gana silvia Evans, 1934 – Dakhan Suffused Snow Flat
(2) Tagiades gana athos Plötz, 1884 – Bengal Suffused Snow Flat
(3) Tagiades gana alica Moore, 1877 – Andaman Suffused Snow Flat
 

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 Islands16414
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh11
Assam21311121
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh111
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa1111
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka111412
Kerala511171273
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra2131
Manipur
Meghalaya6
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura161
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total9281661120182086
Dioscorea alata (Kalesh & Prakash 2007; Robinson et al. 2010), Dioscorea oppositifolia (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Dioscorea wallichii (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017) (Dioscoreaceae).

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. Tagiades gana (Moore, [1866]) – Suffused Snow Flat. 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/tagiades-gana, accessed 2022/08/09.