Thaduka multicaudata Moore, [1879] - Many-tailed Oakblue

Subspecies in India

(1) Thaduka multicaudata kanara Evans, 1925 – Karwar Many-tailed Oakblue

  The subspecies is kanara legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 

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  The subspecies is kanara legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
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Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka221211
Kerala6522127
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu154
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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Mallotus nudiflorus (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Euphorbiaceae).

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

Saji, K. and Balakrishnan, Valappil 2022. Thaduka multicaudata Moore, [1879] – Many-tailed Oakblue. 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/thaduka-multicaudata, accessed 2022/12/01.