Telicota bambusae (Moore, 1878) - Dark Palm-Dart

Subspecies in India

(1) Telicota bambusae bambusae (Moore, 1878) – Oriental Dark Palm-Dart
 

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 Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh111
Assam32213
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh1111
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi121
Goa
Gujarat1
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka6111231082511
Kerala7112665112
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh11513
Maharashtra42111231835259
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim11211
Tamil Nadu11
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand11
West Bengal111111115
Total2177455304232513422
Poaceae (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Bambusa (Sevastopulo 1942; Pant & Chatterjee 1950; Robinson et al. 2010), Bambusa vulgaris (Kalesh & Prakash 2007), Bambusa tuldoides (Kalesh & Prakash 2007), Ochlandra travancorica (Kalesh & Prakash 2007), Oryza (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Saccharum (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Poaceae).

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. Telicota bambusae (Moore, 1878) – Dark Palm-Dart. 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/telicota-bambusae, accessed 2022/08/13.