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Udara akasa (Horsfield, [1828]) – White Hedge Blue

Subspecies in India:

(1) Udara akasa mavisa (Fruhstorfer, [1917]) – Sahyadri White Hedge Blue

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Persicaria chinensis (K. Kunte & V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017) (Polygonaceae).

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.

Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Lycaenidae > Polyommatinae > Polyommatini > Udara

Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K. and V. K. Chandrashekharan. 2021. Udara akasa (Horsfield, [1828]) – White Hedge Blue. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.21. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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