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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Nymphalidae > Satyrinae > Elymniini > Elymnias

Elymnias caudata Butler, 1871 – Tailed Palmfly

Subspecies in India:

No subspecies are listed under this species.

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Areca catechu (Robinson et al. 2010), Arenga wightii (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Cocos nucifera (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010), Licuala grandis (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Livistona chinensis (Robinson et al. 2010), Phoenix (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010), Calamus rotang (Kunte 2006), Calamus thwaitesii (Kunte 2006), Caryota urens (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017), Phoenix loureiroi (Kunte 2006), Rhapis (Kunte 2006) (Arecaceae). Licuala chinensis (Kunte 2006) (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:
References:

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Nymphalidae > Satyrinae > Elymniini > Elymnias


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Ogale, H., K. Kunte, K. Saji, R. Lovalekar, and P. Kale. 2020. Elymnias caudata Butler, 1871 – Tailed Palmfly. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/623/Elymnias-caudata
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