Heliophorus epicles (Godart, [1824]) - Purple Sapphire

Subspecies in India

(1) Heliophorus epicles latilimbata (Fruhstorfer, 1908) – Himalayan Purple Sapphire

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh115127121635
Assam11546111933
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur2
Meghalaya443154
Mizoram31
Nagaland11
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim12414311
Tamil Nadu
Tripura4
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal134112
Total231726216471023158

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Heliophorus epicles (Godart, [1824]) – Purple Sapphire. 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/heliophorus-epicles, accessed 2024/02/24.