Telinga oculus (Marshall, 1881) - Red-disc Bushbrown

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species. It was earlier included under Mycalesis (Evans 1932), then under Heteropsis (Kodandaramaiah et al. 2010), but has since been transferred under Telinga (Aduse-Poku et al. 2016).
 

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Cyrtococcum trigonum (Kalesh S. pers. obs. 2017), Polytrias indica (Kalesh S. pers. obs. 2017), Oplismenus compositus (Kalesh & Prakash 2015) (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.

 

Aduse-Poku, K., Lees, D. C., Brattström, O., Kodandaramaiah, U., Collins, S. C., Wahlberg, N. And Brakefield, P. M. (2016), Molecular phylogeny and generic-level taxonomy of the widespread palaeotropical ‘Heteropsis clade’ (Nymphalidae: Satyrinae: Mycalesina). Systematic Entomology, 41: 717–731. http://dx.doi.org/10.1111/syen.12183

Kodandaramaiah, U., D. C. Lees, C. J. Müller, E. Torres, K. P. Karanth and N. Wahlberg. 2010. Phylogenetics and biogeography of a spectacular Old World radiation of butterflies: the subtribe Mycalesina (Lepidoptera: Nymphalidae: Satyrini). BMC Evolutionary Biology, 10:172.

Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Telinga oculus (Marshall, 1881) – Red-disc Bushbrown. 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/telinga-oculus, accessed 2022/11/26.