Talicada nyseus (Guérin-Méneville, 1843) - Red Pierrot

Subspecies in India

(1) Talicada nyseus nyseus (Guérin-Méneville, 1843) – Indian Red Pierrot
(2) Talicada nyseus khasiana Swinhoe, 1893 – Khasi Red Pierrot
 

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 Pradesh111111
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam1
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi1132311134166
Goa211
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh121
Jammu and Kashmir UT11231
Jharkhand11
Karnataka13185167918119131518
Kerala2223261011427
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1213112
Maharashtra24421265961435334819
Manipur1
Meghalaya
Mizoram12
Nagaland1
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu11113
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand121564
West Bengal454911182
Total476830343129373459699756
Kalanchoe (Robinson et al. 2010), Kalanchoe blossfeldiana (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Kalanchoe calycinum (Davidson et al. 1896; Bell 1918b; Robinson et al. 2010), Kalanchoe laciniata (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Bryophyllum delagoense (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Bryophyllum pinnatum (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Crassulaceae).

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. Talicada nyseus (Guérin-Méneville, 1843) – Red Pierrot. 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/talicada-nyseus, accessed 2022/08/13.