Hasora chromus (Cramer, [1780]) - Common Banded Awl

Subspecies in India

(1) Hasora chromus chromus (Cramer, [1780]) – Oriental Common Banded Awl
 

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 UT12
Andhra Pradesh1211
Arunachal Pradesh11
Assam1232111
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh3361453
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi21021
Goa
Gujarat42113
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka62411712946635
Kerala215612
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh16
Maharashtra13565527321719176
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha1
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan211
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1221
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh1212
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal12313121
Total8811212622524958432929
Ricinus communis(Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Euphorbiaceae). Derris scandens (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Pongamia pinnata (Davidson et al. 1897; Swinhoe 1913; Bell 1925a; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Fabaceae). Heynea trijuga (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Meliaceae). Toddalia asiatica (Robinson et al. 2010) (Rutaceae). Out of these plants, Ricinus communis needs to be verified.

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., M. Bhakare, S. Mazumder, V. Jathar, and P. A. Kumbha 2022. Hasora chromus (Cramer, [1780]) – Common Banded Awl. 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/hasora-chromus, accessed 2022/12/02.