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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Hesperiidae > Hesperiinae > Taractrocerini > Telicota

Telicota bambusae (Moore, 1878) – Dark Palm-Dart

Subspecies in India:

(1) Telicota bambusae bambusae (Moore, 1878) – Oriental Dark Palm-Dart

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Poaceae (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Bambusa (Sevastopulo 1942; Pant & Chatterjee 1950; Robinson et al. 2010), Bambusa vulgaris (Kalesh & Prakash 2007), Bambusa tuldoides (Kalesh & Prakash 2007), Ochlandra travancorica (Kalesh & Prakash 2007), Oryza (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Saccharum (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Poaceae).

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 > Taractrocerini > Telicota


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K & Manoj P. 2020. Telicota bambusae (Moore, 1878) – Dark Palm-Dart. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.88. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/837/Telicota-bambusae
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