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Hasora chromus (Cramer, [1780]) – Common Banded Awl

Subspecies in India:

(1) Hasora chromus chromus (Cramer, [1780]) – Oriental Common Banded Awl

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Ricinus communis(Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Euphorbiaceae). Derris scandens (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Pongamia pinnata (Davidson et al. 1897; Swinhoe 1913; Bell 1925a; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Fabaceae). Heynea trijuga (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Meliaceae). Toddalia asiatica (Robinson et al. 2010) (Rutaceae). Out of these plants, Ricinus communis needs to be verified.

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.

Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Hesperiidae > Coeliadinae > Hasora

Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K., M. Bhakare, S. Mazumder, V. Jathar, and P. A. Kumbhar. 2022. Hasora chromus (Cramer, [1780]) – Common Banded Awl. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.28. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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