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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Hesperiidae > Hesperiinae > Taractrocerini > Oriens

Oriens concinna (Elwes & Edwards, 1897) – Sahyadri Dartlet

Subspecies in India:

No subspecies are listed under this species. It is also known as the Tamil Dartlet.

  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule IV of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.


Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Poaceae (K. Kunte pers. obs. 2017). Axonopus compressus (Kalesh S. pers. obs. 2017), Setaria barbata (Kalesh S. pers. obs. 2017) (Poaceae).

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:
  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule IV of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

References:

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Hesperiidae > Hesperiinae > Taractrocerini > Oriens


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Anonymous. 2020. Oriens concinna (Elwes & Edwards, 1897) – Sahyadri Dartlet. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.03. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/2816/Oriens-concinna
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