Moullava spicata – Wakeri

Other notes

Notes: This plant has been recorded as a new larval host for Curetis thetis – Indian Sunbeam by Hemant Ogale from Sindhudurg, Maharashtra in 2011.



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Page citation

Ogale, H. and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Moullava spicata (Dalzell) Nicolson – Wakeri. 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 2024/04/23.