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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Hesperiidae > Pyrginae > Tagiadini > Caprona

Caprona ransonnettii (R. Felder, 1868) – Golden Angle

Subspecies in India:

(1) Caprona ransonnettii potiphera (Hewitson, 1873) – Dakhan Golden Angle

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Erinocarpus nimmonii (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017), Helicteres isora (Davidson et al. 1897; Swinhoe 1913; Bell 1923b; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Triumfetta rhomboidea (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017), Urena lobata (K. Kunte pers. obs. 2017) (Malvaceae).

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 > Pyrginae > Tagiadini > Caprona


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K & P.  Churi. 2020. Caprona ransonnettii (R. Felder, 1868) – Golden Angle. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.76. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/667/Caprona-ransonnettii
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