Tarucus callinara Butler, 1886 - Spotted Pierrot

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species.

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

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  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
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh11
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi12
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1311131
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha1
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan11
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu11
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total13111213612
Ziziphus jujuba (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010) (Rhamnaceae).

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.

 
Xue, G-X., and Y. F. P. Lo. 2015. A taxonomic note on Erionota acroleuca (Wood-Mason & de Nicéville,1881) stat. rest. (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae). Zootaxa, 3926:445-447.
 

Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Tarucus callinara Butler, 1886 – Spotted 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/tarucus-callinara, accessed 2022/11/26.