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Heliophorus moorei (Hewitson, 1865) – Azure Sapphire

Subspecies in India:

(1) Heliophorus moorei moorei (Hewitson, 1865) – Bhutan Azure Sapphire
(2) Heliophorus moorei coruscans (Moore, 1882) – Himachal Azure Sapphire
(3) Heliophorus moorei tytleri Riley, 1929 – Naga Azure Sapphire

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

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

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

References:

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Lycaenidae > Lycaeninae > Heliophorus


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Anonymous. 2019. Heliophorus moorei (Hewitson, 1865) – Azure Sapphire. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.63. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/1154/Heliophorus-moorei
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