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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Hesperiidae > Pyrginae > Celaenorrhinini > Sarangesa

Sarangesa purendra Moore, 1882 – Spotted Small Flat

Subspecies in India:

(1) Sarangesa purendra purendra Moore, 1882 – West Himalayan Spotted Small Flat
(2) Sarangesa purendra pandra Evans, 1949 – Hill Spotted Small Flat
(3) Sarangesa purendra sati de Nicéville, 1891 – Desert Spotted Small Flat
(4) Sarangesa purendra hopkinsi Evans, 1921 – Dakhan Spotted Small Flat

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Sarangesa purendra hopkinsi (Dakhan Spotted Small Flat) - Asystasia (Bell 1924; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Blepharis asperrima (Davidson et al. 1897; Swinhoe 1913) (Acanthaceae).
Sarangesa purendra pandra (Hill Spotted Small Flat) - Unknown.
Sarangesa purendra sati  (Desert Spotted Small Flat) - Unknown.

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.

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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Hesperiidae > Pyrginae > Celaenorrhinini > Sarangesa


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhakare, M. 2020. Sarangesa purendra Moore, 1882 – Spotted Small Flat. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.88. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/673/Sarangesa-purendra
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