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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Nymphalidae > Heliconiinae > Argynnini > Argynnis

Argynnis hybrida Evans, 1912 – Nilgiri Fritillary

Subspecies in India:

No subspecies are listed under this species.
Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Lobelia (de Rhe-Philip 1902) (Campanulaceae) Viola (Sevastopulo 1941; Pant & Chatterjee 1950; Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Violaceae). Similar to Argynnis castetsi, this is often treated as a subspecies of Argynnis hyperbius (Linnaeus, 1763). Further work is needed on this species group.

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 > Nymphalidae > Heliconiinae > Argynnini > Argynnis


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Jeevith, S. 2020. Argynnis hybrida Evans, 1912 – Nilgiri Fritillary. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.86. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/2156/Argynnis-hybrida
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