Zinaspa todara (Moore, [1884]) - Silver-streaked Acacia Blue

Subspecies in India

(1) Zinaspa todara todara (Moore, [1884]) – Sahyadri Silver-streaked Acacia Blue
(2) Zinaspa todara distorta (de Nicéville, 1887) – Himalayan Silver-streaked Acacia Blue

  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 UT
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam13
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka114131
Kerala12221
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra21
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu12118
Tripura11
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total12156229112
Acacia (K. Kunte pers. obs. 2017), Acacia torta (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017) (Fabaceae).

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. Zinaspa todara (Moore, [1884]) – Silver-streaked Acacia Blue. 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/zinaspa-todara, accessed 2022/11/29.