Junonia hierta (Fabricius, 1798) - Yellow Pansy

Subspecies in India

(1) Junonia hierta hierta (Fabricius, 1798) – Oriental Yellow Pansy

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 UT111111
Andhra Pradesh133112
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam13312
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh22
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi3210223
Goa
Gujarat21
Haryana13
Himachal Pradesh261
Jammu and Kashmir UT11
Jharkhand
Karnataka53411519181061355
Kerala41318
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh12112
Maharashtra4154176423211
Manipur1
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan1141
Sikkim121
Tamil Nadu14111111
Tripura111
Uttar Pradesh1122
Uttarakhand13131
West Bengal1111212
Total14511142946382334322035
Asystasia (Robinson et al. 2010), Barleria (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Eremomastax (Robinson et al. 2010), Hygrophila auriculata (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Hygrophila costata (Robinson et al. 2010), Justicia (Robinson et al. 2010), Ruellia (Robinson et al. 2010) (Acanthaceae). Mimosa pudica (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Fabaceae).

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., A. Soman, and A. Kanwal 2024. Junonia hierta (Fabricius, 1798) – Yellow Pansy. 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/junonia-hierta, accessed 2024/04/20.