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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Lycaenidae > Theclinae > Aphnaeini > Spindasis

Spindasis abnormis (Moore, [1884]) – Abnormal Silverline

Subspecies in India:

No subspecies are listed under this species.

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Terminalia (Bean 1968) (Combretaceae). Cassia fistula (Lovalekar et al. 2011), Entada (Bean 1968) (Fabaceae). Species of Spindasis, along with that of Apharitis, are often treated under Cigaritis following Heath (1997), but this needs to be confirmed with molecular phylogenetic analysis.

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 > Lycaenidae > Theclinae > Aphnaeini > Spindasis

Cite this page along with its URL as:
Anonymous. 2022. Spindasis abnormis (Moore, [1884]) – Abnormal Silverline. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.28. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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