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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Nymphalidae > Limenitidinae > Limenitidini > Athyma

Athyma ranga Moore, [1858] – Blackvein Sergeant

Subspecies in India:

(1) Athyma ranga ranga Moore, [1858] – Himalayan Blackvein Sergeant
(2) Athyma ranga karwara Fruhstorfer, 1906 – Karwar Blackvein Sergeant

  This species is 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:
Chionanthus mala-elengi (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Ligustrum lucidum (Robinson et al. 2010), Ligustrum sinense (Robinson et al. 2010), Olea dioica (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Oleaceae).

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

References:

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Nymphalidae > Limenitidinae > Limenitidini > Athyma


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K. and H. Ogale. 2020. Athyma ranga Moore, [1858] – Blackvein Sergeant. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.88. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/570/Athyma-ranga
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