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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Lycaenidae > Polyommatinae > Polyommatini > Prosotas

Prosotas dubiosa (Semper, [1879]) – Tailless Lineblue

Subspecies in India:

(1) Prosotas dubiosa indica (Evans, [1925]) – Indian Tailless Lineblue

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Mallotus philippensis (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017) (Euphorbiaceae). Acacia (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Acacia caesia (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Acacia torta (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017), Leucaena leucocephala (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Lysiloma latisiliquum (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Mimosa invisa (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Mimosa pudica (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Pithecellobium dulce (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017) (Fabaceae).

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.

Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Lycaenidae > Polyommatinae > Polyommatini > Prosotas

Cite this page along with its URL as:
Lokhande, S. 2021. Prosotas dubiosa (Semper, [1879]) – Tailless Lineblue. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.17. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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