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Libythea myrrha Godart, 1819 – Club Beak

Subspecies in India:

(1) Libythea myrrha rama Moore, 1872 – Sri Lankan Club Beak
(2) Libythea myrrha sanguinalis Fruhstorfer, 1898 – Ochreous Club Beak

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Tragia plukenetii (Bell 1910b), Tragia involucrata (Godart-Bell 1910) (Euphorbiaceae). Celtis tetrandra (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010) (Cannabaceae).

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:

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Chandrasekharan, V.K. & H. Ogale. 2020. Libythea myrrha Godart, 1819 – Club Beak. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.75. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/498/Libythea-myrrha
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