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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Lycaenidae > Theclinae > Remelanini > Ancema

Ancema sudica (Evans, 1926) – Sahyadri Silver Royal

Subspecies in India:

No subspecies are listed under this species.

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Viscum angulatum (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Viscum capitellatum (Bell 1919a; Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Santalaceae). This is often treated as a subspecies of Ancema blanka (de Nicéville, 1894).

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 > Remelanini > Ancema


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Anonymous. 2020. Ancema sudica (Evans, 1926) – Sahyadri Silver Royal. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.85. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/1099/Ancema-sudica
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