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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Hesperiidae > Pyrginae > Tagiadini > Coladenia

Coladenia indrani (Moore, [1866]) – Tricolour Pied Flat

Subspecies in India:

(1) Coladenia indrani indrani (Moore, [1866]) – Himalayan Tricolour Pied Flat
(2) Coladenia indrani indra Evans, 1926 – Dakhan Tricolour Pied Flat
(3) Coladenia indrani uposathra Fruhstorfer, [1911] – Indo-Chinese Tricolour Pied Flat

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Terminalia elliptica (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017) (Combretaceae). Mallotus philippensis (Bell 1923b; Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Euphorbiaceae). Bauhinia racemosa (Saji et al. 2018), Dendrolobium triangulare (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017), Desmodium (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Dalbergia latifolia (Saji et al. 2018), Grewia nervosa (Swinhoe 1913; Bell 1923b; Wynter-Blyth 1957), Xylia xylocarpa (Davidson et al. 1897; Bell 1923b; Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Fabaceae). Kavalama urens (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017), Talipariti tiliaceum (Saji et al. 2018), Thespesia populnea (Kalesh S., S.K. Prakash & P. Churi pers. obs. 2017), Triumfetta rhomboidea (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017) (Malvaceae). Bridelia retusa (Kalesh & Prakash 2015) (Phyllanthaceae).

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 > Pyrginae > Tagiadini > Coladenia

Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K, A. Soman,  S. Mhatre, P. Churi and Manoj P
. 2021. Coladenia indrani (Moore, [1866]) – Tricolour Pied Flat. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.17. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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