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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Lycaenidae > Polyommatinae > Polyommatini > Prosotas

Prosotas noreia (R. Felder, 1868) – White-tipped Lineblue

Subspecies in India:

(1) Prosotas noreia hampsonii (de Nicéville, 1885) – Indian White-tipped Lineblue

  The subspecies hampsonii is legally protected in India under Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Albizia lebbeck (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017), Dalbergia lanceolaria (P. Churi 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.

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

  The subspecies hampsonii is legally protected in India under Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

References:

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Lycaenidae > Polyommatinae > Polyommatini > Prosotas


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Anonymous. 2020. Prosotas noreia (R. Felder, 1868) – White-tipped Lineblue. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.00. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/1029/Prosotas-noreia
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