Prosotas dubiosa (Semper, [1879]) - Tailless Lineblue

Subspecies in India

(1) Prosotas dubiosa indica (Evans, [1925]) – Indian Tailless Lineblue

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 UT
Andhra Pradesh11111
Arunachal Pradesh22
Assam1321412
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh133144354
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi11
Goa
Gujarat2131
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT1
Jharkhand
Karnataka7517741354101313
Kerala2311111141
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh14114
Maharashtra354913313498171216
Manipur1
Meghalaya21
Mizoram1
Nagaland
Odisha111
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim211
Tamil Nadu113331
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh11
Uttarakhand
West Bengal143111
Total456139271424161837462334
Mallotus philippensis (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017) (Euphorbiaceae). Acacia (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Acacia caesia (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Acacia torta (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017), Leucaena leucocephala (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Lysiloma latisiliquum (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Mimosa invisa (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Mimosa pudica (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Pithecellobium dulce (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017) (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

Anonymous 2022. Prosotas dubiosa (Semper, [1879]) – Tailless Lineblue. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.06. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/prosotas-dubiosa, accessed 2022/12/02.