Ochlandra sp. – Reed Bamboos

Other notes

Notes: Melanitis zitenius – Great Evening Brown (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000).
Thoressa honorei – Sahyadri Orange Ace and Melanitis phedima – Dark Evening Brown (Churi P. pers. obs. 2017 in Nitin et al. 2018).



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SijiMol, K., S. A. Dev, V. B. Sreekumar. 2016. A Review of the Ecological Functions of Reed Bamboo, Genus Ochlandra in the Western Ghats of India: Implications for Sustainable Conservation. Tropical Conservation Science, 9(1): 389-407. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1177/194008291600900121.

Page citation

Churi, P. and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Ochlandra sp. Thwaites – Reed Bamboos. 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/ochlandra-sp, accessed 2024/04/23.