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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Nymphalidae > Limenitidinae > Adoliadini > Euthalia

Euthalia aconthea (Cramer, [1777]) – Common Baron

Subspecies in India:

(1) Euthalia aconthea garuda (Moore, [1858]) – Himalayan Common Baron
(2) Euthalia aconthea meridionalis Fruhstorfer, 1906 – Dakhan Common Baron

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Euthalia aconthea meridionalis - Anacardium occidentale (Bell 1909a; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Mangifera (Robinson et al. 2010), Mangifera indica (Young 1907; Bell 1909a; Sevastopulo 1938; Pant & Chatterjee 1950; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Anacardiaceae). Bryonia (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Cucurbitaceae). Scurrula parasitica (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Loranthaceae). Morus (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Streblus asper (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Trophis aspera (Robinson et al. 2010) (Moraceae). Rosa (Robinson et al. 2010) (Rosaceae).

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:
Gupta, A.& P. Kannan(2014). First host record of the eulophid wasp Tetrastichus bilgiricus Narendran (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) along with the first description of a male from India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 6(12): 6544–6548; http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o4051.6544-8

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K.,  K. Kunte, P. Churi, T. Bhagat, Manoj P., and S. Debnath. 2020. Euthalia aconthea (Cramer, [1777]) – Common Baron. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.90. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/586/Euthalia-aconthea
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