Mangifera indica – Mango

Other notes

Notes: Chilades lajus, Spalgis epius (Lycaenidae) have also been reported but are unlikely (Nitin et al, 2022).



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Page citation

Kawthankar, N. 2024. Mangifera indica L. – Mango. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL:, accessed 2024/05/23.