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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Lycaenidae > Theclinae > Arhopalini > Zinaspa

Zinaspa todara (Moore, [1884]) – Silver-streaked Acacia Blue

Subspecies in India:

(1) Zinaspa todara todara (Moore, [1884]) – Sahyadri Silver-streaked Acacia Blue
(2) Zinaspa todara distorta (de Nicéville, 1887) – Himalayan Silver-streaked Acacia Blue

  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Acacia (K. Kunte pers. obs. 2017), Acacia torta (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017) (Fabaceae).

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:

  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

References:

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Lycaenidae > Theclinae > Arhopalini > Zinaspa


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Kunte, K., A. Manalil & Theivaprakasham H. 2020. Zinaspa todara (Moore, [1884]) – Silver-streaked Acacia Blue. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.88. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/897/Zinaspa-todara
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