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Eurema blanda (Boisduval, 1836) – Three-spot Grass Yellow

Subspecies in India:

(1) Eurema blanda silhetana (Wallace, 1867) – Sylhet Three-spot Grass Yellow
(2) Eurema blanda moorei (Butler, 1886) – Car Nicobar Three-spot Grass Yellow
(3) Eurema blanda grisea (Evans, 1932) – South Nicobar Three-spot Grass Yellow

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Eurema blanda silhetana - Acrocarpus fraxinifolius (Robinson et al. 2010), Albizia (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Albizia lebbeck (Robinson et al. 2010), Bauhinia purpurea (Kunte 2006), Caesalpinia mimosoides (Kunte 2006), Caesalpinia regia (Robinson et al. 2010), Caesalpinia sappan (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017), Calliandra calothyrsus (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Cassia (Robinson et al. 2010), Cassia (Robinson et al. 2010), Cassia fistula (Kunte 2006), Cassia javanica subsp. nodosa (Robinson et al. 2010), Delonix regia (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Falcataria moluccana (Robinson et al. 2010), Gliricidia sepium (Robinson et al. 2010), Moullava spicata (Robinson et al. 2010; Wynter-Blyth 1957), Pithecellobium dulce (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Sesbania (Robinson et al. 2010), Sesbania bispinosa (Robinson et al. 2010), Sesbania grandiflora (Kalesh & Prakash 2015), Xylia xylocarpa (Robinson et al. 2010) (Fabaceae). Camellia sinensis (Robinson et al. 2010) (Theaceae).

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:
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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K. & Manoj P. 2020. Eurema blanda (Boisduval, 1836) – Three-spot Grass Yellow. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.97. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/751/Eurema-blanda
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