Badamia exclamationis (Fabricius, 1775) - Brown Awl

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species.

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 Pradesh1
Assam1231
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh11
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi241
Goa1
Gujarat11
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT1
Jharkhand
Karnataka311924951
Kerala37259181
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1212
Maharashtra925331033242637
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan1
Sikkim2
Tamil Nadu11121
Tripura11
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal122341
Total143011482419514044229
Anogeissus acuminata (Robinson et al. 2010), Combretum albidum (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Combretum latifolium (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Combretum ovalifolium (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Terminalia bellirica (Robinson et al. 2010) (Combretaceae). Hiptage benghalensis (K. Kunte pers. obs. 2017) (Malphigiaceae). Ficus (Swinhoe 1913; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Moraceae). Chionanthus purpureus (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Oleaceae).

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

Saji, K., H. Ogale, Manoj P & Prashanth S. N. 2022. Badamia exclamationis (Fabricius, 1775) – Brown Awl. 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/badamia-exclamationis, accessed 2022/12/04.