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Argynnis hyperbius (Linnaeus, 1763) – Tropical Fritillary

Subspecies in India:

(1) Argynnis hyperbius hyperbius (Linnaeus, 1763) – Chinese Tropical Fritillary

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Lobelia (de Rhe-Philip 1902) (Campanulaceae). Viola (Sevastopulo 1941; Pant & Chatterjee 1950; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Violaceae).

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 > Nymphalidae > Heliconiinae > Argynnini > Argynnis

Cite this page along with its URL as:
Sarkar, V, G. S. Girish Kumar & G. Narayanan. 2021. Argynnis hyperbius (Linnaeus, 1763) – Tropical Fritillary. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.17. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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