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Phalanta alcippe (Stoll, [1782]) – Small Leopard

Subspecies in India:

(1) Phalanta alcippe mercea (Evans, 1924) – Sahyadri Small Leopard
(2) Phalanta alcippe alcippoides (Moore, [1900]) – Himalayan Small Leopard
(3) Phalanta alcippe andamana (Fruhstorfer, 1904) – Andaman Small Leopard
(4) Phalanta alcippe fraterna (Moore, [1900]) – Nicobar Small Leopard

  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
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  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Kunte, K. and K. Saji. 2019. Phalanta alcippe (Stoll, [1782]) – Small Leopard. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.70. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/566/Phalanta-alcippe
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