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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Lycaenidae > Polyommatinae > Polyommatini > Freyeria

Freyeria putli (Kollar, [1844]) – Black-spotted Grass Jewel

Subspecies in India:

No subspecies are listed under this species.

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Heliotropium strigosum (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010), Trichodesma indicum (Firoz et al. 2018) (Boraginaceae). Crotalaria hebecarpa (Kunte 2006), Indigofera (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010), Indigofera astragalina (Firoz et al. 2018), Indigofera linnaei (Firoz et al. 2018), Lotus corniculatus (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Pisum sativum (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Rhynchosia minima (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010), Vicia (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Zornia diphylla (Robinson et al. 2010) (Fabaceae). Oxalis corniculata (Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Oxalidaceae).

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:

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Lycaenidae > Polyommatinae > Polyommatini > Freyeria


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Firoz, A. K., Haneesh K. M. & K. Saji. 2020. Freyeria putli (Kollar, [1844]) – Black-spotted Grass Jewel. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.85. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/551/Freyeria-putli
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