Caltoris canaraica (Moore, [1884]) - Karwar Swift

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species. It is also commonly known as the Canara Swift.

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

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka1093579779
Kerala18
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu112
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total1093157991511
Bambusa (Bell 1926; Wynter-Blyth 1957), Bambusa bambos (Kalesh & Prakash 2007), Bambusa vulgaris (Kalesh & Prakash 2007), Pseudoxytenanthera monadelpha (Kalesh & Prakash 2007) (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, 10:11495–11550.

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

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Caltoris canaraica (Moore, [1884]) – Karwar Swift. 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/caltoris-canaraica, accessed 2022/10/02.