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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Nymphalidae > Limenitidinae > Adoliadini > Symphaedra

Symphaedra nais (Forster, 1771) – Baronet

Subspecies in India:

No subspecies are listed under this species.

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Mangifera indica (Young 1907) (Anacardiaceae). Quercus incana (Mackinnon & deNiceville 1898) (Fagaceae). Shorea robusta (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Dipterocarpaceae). Diospyros exsculpta (Robinson et al. 2010), Diospyros melanoxylon (Bell 1909; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Ebenaceae). Grewia asiatica (Robinson et al. 2010) (Malvaceae).

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 > Nymphalidae > Limenitidinae > Adoliadini > Symphaedra

Cite this page along with its URL as:
Churi, P. 2021. Symphaedra nais (Forster, 1771) – Baronet. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.17. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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