Vindula erota (Fabricius, 1793) - Cruiser

Subspecies in India

(1) Vindula erota saloma de Nicéville, 1886 – Sahyadri Cruiser
(2) Vindula erota erota (Fabricius, 1793) – Thai Cruiser
(3) Vindula erota pallida Staudinger, 1885 – Andaman Cruiser

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

  The subspecies andamanicus is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT23233
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh3161162
Assam51123513
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa332
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka112471
Kerala111451
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1
Maharashtra9722
Manipur1
Meghalaya213
Mizoram11111
Nagaland2311
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim13
Tamil Nadu11
Tripura2
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal12
Total7468927529361514
Adenia hondala (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Passifloraceae).

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. Vindula erota (Fabricius, 1793) – Cruiser. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/vindula-erota, accessed 2022/12/04.