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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Hesperiidae > Hesperiinae > Aeromachini > Hyarotis

Hyarotis adrastus (Stoll, [1780]) – Tree Flitter

Subspecies in India:

(1) Hyarotis adrastus praba (Moore, [1866]) – Bengal Tree Flitter

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

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Calamus (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010), Calamus hookerianus (Kalesh & Prakash 2015), Calamus rotang (Kalesh & Prakash 2015), Licuala (Kalesh S. pers. obs. 2017), Phoenix (Robinson et al. 2010), Phoenix acaulis (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010) (Arecaceae).

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 IV of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

References:

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Hesperiidae > Hesperiinae > Aeromachini > Hyarotis


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Das, R. P., and A. Singhamahapatra. 2020. Hyarotis adrastus (Stoll, [1780]) – Tree Flitter. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/592/Hyarotis-adrastus
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