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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Hesperiidae > Hesperiinae > Aeromachini > Arnetta

Arnetta mercara Evans, 1932 – Kodagu Forest Hopper

Subspecies in India:

No subspecies are listed under this species. This is also known as the Coorg Forest Hopper.

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Imperata cylindrica (Kalesh S. & S.K. Prakash pers. obs. 2017).

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 > Hesperiinae > Aeromachini > Arnetta


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K. 2020. Arnetta mercara Evans, 1932 – Kodagu Forest Hopper. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.97. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/769/Arnetta-mercara
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