Ampittia dioscorides (Fabricius, 1793) - Bush Hopper

Subspecies in India

(1) Ampittia dioscorides dioscorides (Fabricius, 1793) – Indian Bush Hopper
 

Conservation and Special status

This species is not legally protected in India under any schedules of WildLife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh113
Assam46
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh1
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa21
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka11294212864
Kerala421312131219
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra12244112041
Manipur11
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha11
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal112334521
Total662272491444481417

Grass spp., Cynodon dactylon (Dattaprasad Sawant pers. obs. 2015), Imperata cylindrica, Leersia hexandra, Oryza spp., Oryza sativa (Poaceae).

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(4): 11495–11550.

For the complete list of larval host plants of Indian butterflies, see the page on larval host plants.

Page citation

Saji K 2024. Ampittia dioscorides (Fabricius, 1793) – Bush Hopper. 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/ampittia-dioscorides, accessed 2024/06/23.