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Colotis amata (Fabricius, 1775) – Small Salmon Arab

Subspecies in India:

(1) Colotis amata amata (Fabricius, 1775) – Desert Small Salmon Arab
(2) Colotis amata modesta (Butler, 1876) – Modest Small Salmon Arab

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Colotis amata modesta - Toddalia asiatica (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017),(Rutaceae). Azima tetracantha (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Salvadora oleoides (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Salvadora persica (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010) (Salvadoraceae).
Colotis amata amata - Azima tetracantha (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Salvadora oleoides (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Salvadora persica (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010) (Salvadoraceae).

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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Status, Habitat and Habits:
References:

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Bhakare, M. , K. Saji & T. Bhagwat. 2020. Colotis amata (Fabricius, 1775) – Small Salmon Arab. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.97. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/738/Colotis-amata
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