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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Lycaenidae > Theclinae > Deudorigini > Rapala

Rapala lankana (Moore, 1879) – Malabar Flash

Subspecies in India:

No subspecies are listed under this species.

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Acacia caesia (Chandrasekharan & Haneesh 2018) (Fabaceae). Ziziphus rugosa (Saji et al. 2018) (Rhamnaceae).

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.

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

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Lycaenidae > Theclinae > Deudorigini > Rapala


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Chandrasekharan, V. K. and Haneesh K. M. 2020. Rapala lankana (Moore, 1879) – Malabar Flash. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.97. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/1021/Rapala-lankana
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