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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Lycaenidae > Theclinae > Amblypodiini > Thaduka

Thaduka multicaudata Moore, [1879] – Many-tailed Oakblue

Subspecies in India:

(1) Thaduka multicaudata kanara Evans, 1925 – Karwar Many-tailed Oakblue

  The subspecies is kanara legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Mallotus nudiflorus (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Euphorbiaceae).

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:
  The subspecies is kanara legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

References:

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Lycaenidae > Theclinae > Amblypodiini > Thaduka


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K. and Balakrishnan, Valappil. 2020. Thaduka multicaudata Moore, [1879] – Many-tailed Oakblue. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.76. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/561/Thaduka-multicaudata
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