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Burara gomata (Moore, [1866]) – Pale Green Awlet

Subspecies in India:

(1) Burara gomata gomata (Moore, [1866]) – Bengal Pale Green Awlet
(2) Burara gomata kanara (Evans, 1926) – Sahyadri Pale Green Awlet

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Schefflera venulosa (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010), Schefflera wallichiana (Kalesh & Prakash 2015), Trevesia sundaica (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010) (Araliaceae). Horsfieldia (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010) (Myristicaceae). Embelia ribes (Robinson et al. 2010), Ribesiodes garciniaefolium (Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Primulaceae). Schefflera lucidum (Robinson et al. 2010) (Araliaceae). Horsfieldia and Embelia ribes need to be verified in the Western Ghats.

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 > Coeliadinae > Burara

Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K., K. Kunte, and T. Karmakar. 2021. Burara gomata (Moore, [1866]) – Pale Green Awlet. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.24. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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