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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Hesperiidae > Hesperiinae > Aeromachini > Zographetus

Zographetus ogygia (Hewitson, [1866]) – Purple-spotted Flitter

Subspecies in India:

(1) Zographetus ogygia ogygia (Hewitson, [1866]) – Continental Purple-spotted Flitter
(2) Zographetus ogygia andamana Evans, 1926 – Andaman Purple-spotted Flitter

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Aganope thyrsiflora (Saji & Valappil 2018) (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.

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

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Hesperiidae > Hesperiinae > Aeromachini > Zographetus

Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K. and B. Valappil. 2020. Zographetus ogygia (Hewitson, [1866]) – Purple-spotted Flitter. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.97. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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