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Laringa horsfieldii (Boisduval, 1833) – Banded Dandy

Subspecies in India:

(1) Laringa horsfieldii andamanensis de Nicéville, 1895 – Andaman Banded Dandy
Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
This species occurs in S. Myanmar, Indo-China, SE Asia and the Andaman Islands. The subspecies is endemic to the islands in South Andaman.
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

The butterfly is patchily distributed and locally common, and has recently been recorded from Mount Harriet and Chidiya Tapu. It occurs in open areas, along paths and roads near evergreen forests. It had been collected well in the late 1800s and early 1900s, but there are few recent records.

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Shreeram, M. V. 2022. Laringa horsfieldii (Boisduval, 1833) – Banded Dandy. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.28. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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