Zesius chrysomallus Hübner, [1819] - Redspot

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed for this species.

Conservation and Special status

  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

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 Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh1
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa42
Gujarat1
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka815143213135
Kerala11412363221
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh111
Maharashtra445231443
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha11
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1111
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh2
Uttarakhand
West Bengal11
Total138177108914810910
Anacardium occidentale (Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Anacardiaceae). Terminalia (Robinson et al. 2010), Terminalia alata (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Terminalia catappa (Kalesh & Prakash 2007), Terminalia paniculata (Davidson & Aitken 1890; Davidson et al. 1896; Bell 1919b; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010), Terminalia tomentosa (Robinson et al. 2010;) (Combretaceae). Dioscorea (Bell 1919b) (Dioscoreaceae). Cassia fistula (Kalesh & Prakash 2015), Pterocarpus marsupium (Bell 1919b; Wynter-Blyth 1957), Xylia xylocarpa (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Fabaceae). Loranthaceae (Wynter-Blyth 1957). Psidium guajava (Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Myrtaceae). Averrhoa carambola (Valappil et al. 2018) (Oxalidaceae) Smilax zeylanica (Kalesh & Prakash 2007) (Smilacaceae). Averrhoa occidentale (Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Oxalidaceae).

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

Valappil, B., R. Khalid, K. Saji and A. Sengupta 2022. Zesius chrysomallus Hübner, [1819] – Redspot. 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/zesius-chrysomallus, accessed 2022/08/12.