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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Hesperiidae > Hesperiinae > Aeromachini > Thoressa

Thoressa astigmata (Swinhoe, 1890) – Unbranded Ace

Subspecies in India:

No subspecies are listed under this species. It is also known as the Southern Spotted Ace.

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Ochlandra talbotii (Bell 1926), Ochlandra travancorica (Kalesh S. pers. obs. 2017) (Poaceae).

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.

Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Hesperiidae > Hesperiinae > Aeromachini > Thoressa

Cite this page along with its URL as:
Kalesh, S. 2021. Thoressa astigmata (Swinhoe, 1890) – Unbranded Ace. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.24. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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