Burara jaina (Moore, [1866]) - Common Orange Awlet

Subspecies in India

(1) Burara jaina jaina (Moore, [1866]) – Darjeeling Common Orange Awlet
(2) Burara jaina fergusonii (de Nicéville, [1893]) – Sahyadri Common Orange Awlet
 

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 Pradesh2311
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh12
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka166314194
Kerala25151
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra12211418293
Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim11
Tamil Nadu111
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand11
West Bengal22
Total188964124254412
Combretum latifolium (Davidson et al. 1897; Swinhoe 1913; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010) (Combretaceae). Hiptage benghalensis (Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Malpighiaceae).

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.

 

Ankita Gupta, Swapnil A. Lokhande & Abhay Soman.2013. Parasitoids of Hesperiidae from peninsular India with description of a new species of Dolichogenidea (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) parasitic on caterpillar of Borbo cinnara (Wallace) (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) Zootaxa 3701 (2): 277–290

Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Burara jaina (Moore, [1866]) – Common Orange Awlet. 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/burara-jaina, accessed 2022/12/02.