Caleta decidia (Hewitson, 1876) - Angled Pierrot

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species.

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
Andhra Pradesh3
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam431211
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh1322
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa2
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka53131122
Kerala112327342
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh22732
Maharashtra58726173424221510
Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha12
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu2111324
Tripura21
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal2211
Total891120712214347442721
Ziziphus oenopolia (K. Kunte, Kalesh S. & S.K. Prakash pers. obs March 2018), Ziziphus rugusa (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Rhamnaceae).

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

Bhakare, M., P. Kale, and S. Kalluri 2022. Caleta decidia (Hewitson, 1876) – Angled Pierrot. 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/caleta-decidia, accessed 2022/10/02.