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Burara jaina (Moore, [1866]) – Common Orange Awlet

Subspecies in India:

(1) Burara jaina jaina (Moore, [1866]) – Darjeeling Common Orange Awlet
(2) Burara jaina fergusonii (de Nicéville, [1893]) – Sahyadri Common Orange Awlet

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Combretum latifolium (Davidson et al. 1897; Swinhoe 1913; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010) (Combretaceae). Hiptage benghalensis (Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Malpighiaceae).

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:
Ankita Gupta, Swapnil A. Lokhande & Abhay Soman.2013. Parasitoids of Hesperiidae from peninsular India with description of a new species of Dolichogenidea (Hymenoptera: Braconidae) parasitic on caterpillar of Borbo cinnara (Wallace) (Lepidoptera: Hesperiidae) Zootaxa 3701 (2): 277–290

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Hesperiidae > Coeliadinae > Burara

Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K., Kalesh S., K. M. Bhakare, P. Churi, Manoj P., and K. Kunte. 2021. Burara jaina (Moore, [1866]) – Common Orange Awlet. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.17. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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