Zeltus amasa (Hewitson, [1865]) - Fluffy Tit

Subspecies in India

(1) Zeltus amasa amasa (Hewitson, [1865]) – Indian Fluffy Tit

Photo Gallery and Species Biology


  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh11
Arunachal Pradesh1314251
Assam841225514
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh2121
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa2
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka1
Kerala112236
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1
Manipur
Meghalaya123153
Mizoram11
Nagaland111
Odisha1
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim11111
Tamil Nadu
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal141
Total234231666412161214
Ixora singaporensis (Rubiaceae) (Karmakar & Baidya 2018).

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. Zeltus amasa (Hewitson, [1865]) – Fluffy Tit. 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/zeltus-amasa, accessed 2022/08/12.