Bibasis sena (Moore, [1866]) - Orange-tailed Awl

Subspecies in India

(1) Bibasis sena sena (Moore, [1866]) – Indian Orange-tailed Awl
 

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Bibasis sena sena - Indian Orange-tailed Awl


Caterpillars make cells.

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh2
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka24
Kerala
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra11
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal11
Total1123411
Combretum latifolium (Combretaceae). Hiptage benghalensis (Malpighiaceae).

Key References:
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

A. Sengupta 2023. Bibasis sena (Moore, [1866]) – Orange-tailed 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/bibasis-sena, accessed 2023/09/29.