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Notocrypta paralysos (Wood-Mason & de Nicéville, 1881) – Common Banded Demon

Subspecies in India:

(1) Notocrypta paralysos paralysos (Wood-Mason & de Nicéville, 1881) – Andaman Common Banded Demon
(2) Notocrypta paralysos mangla Evans, 1949 – Sahyadri Common Banded Demon
(3) Notocrypta paralysos asawa Fruhstorfer, 1911 – Indo-Chinese Common Banded Demon

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Curcuma (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Curcuma aurantiaca (Kalesh & Prakash 2015), Zingiber (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Zingiberaceae).

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. 2020. Notocrypta paralysos (Wood-Mason & de Nicéville, 1881) – Common Banded Demon. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.99. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/758/Notocrypta-paralysos
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