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Surendra quercetorum (Moore, [1858]) – Common Acacia Blue

Subspecies in India:

(1) Surendra quercetorum quercetorum (Moore, [1858]) – Himalayan Common Acacia Blue
(2) Surendra quercetorum biplagiata Butler, 1883 – Dakhan Common Acacia Blue
(3) Surendra quercetorum latimargo Moore, 1879 – Andaman Common Acacia Blue

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Acacia caesia (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Acacia megaladena (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Acacia pennata (Davidson et al. 1897; Bell 1919a; Wynter-Blyth 1957), Acacia polyacantha (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Acacia torta (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Albizia odoratissima (Robinson et al. 2010) (Fabaceae).

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 > Arhopalini > Surendra


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K., and S. Debnath. 2020. Surendra quercetorum (Moore, [1858]) – Common Acacia Blue. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.97. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/482/Surendra-quercetorum
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