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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Hesperiidae > Hesperiinae > Aeromachini > Matapa

Matapa aria (Moore, [1866]) – Common Branded Redeye

Subspecies in India:

No subspecies are listed under this species. It is also known as the Common Redeye.

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Poaceae (Robinson et al. 2010), Bambusa (Davidson & Aitken 1890; Bell 1926; Robinson et al. 2010), Bambusa bambos (Bell 1926; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Bambusa vulgaris (Kalesh & Prakash 2007), Dendrocalamus strictus (Bell 1926; Robinson et al. 2010), Ochlandra scriptoria (Kalesh & Prakash 2007), Ochlandra talbotii (Bell 1926; Robinson et al. 2010), Ochlandra travancorica (Kalesh & Prakash 2007), Oxytenanthera (Bell 1926; Robinson et al. 2010), Teinostachyum (Davidson et al. 1897; Swinhoe 1913) (Poaceae).

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:

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Hesperiidae > Hesperiinae > Aeromachini > Matapa


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K., P. Kale, and A. Kane. 2020. Matapa aria (Moore, [1866]) – Common Branded Redeye. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.75. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/599/Matapa-aria
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