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Cyrestis thyodamas Doyère, [1840] – Map Butterfly

Subspecies in India:

(1) Cyrestis thyodamas thyodamas Doyère, [1840] – Oriental Map Butterfly. The author and year of this taxon are sometimes given as Boisduval, 1836, and Boisduval, 1846.
(2) Cyrestis thyodamas indica Evans, 1924 – Indian Map Butterfly
(3) Cyrestis thyodamas ganescha Kollar, 1848 – Kumaon Map Butterfly
(4) Cyrestis thyodamas andamanica Wood-Mason & de Nicéville, 1881 – Andaman Map Butterfly

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Ficus (Robinson et al. 2010), Ficus benghalensis (Bell 1910; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010), Ficus neriifolia (Mackinnon & deNiceville 1898; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010), Ficus racemosa (Mackinnon & deNiceville 1898; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010), Ficus religiosa (Bell 1910; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010) (Moraceae).

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:
Ogale, H., M. Bhakare & Manoj P. 2020. Cyrestis thyodamas Doyère, [1840] – Map Butterfly. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/510/Cyrestis-thyodamas
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