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Bhagadatta austenia Moore, 1872 – Grey Commodore

Subspecies in India:

(1) Bhagadatta austenia austenia Moore, 1872 – Khasi Grey Commodore. Subspecies purpurascens has also been listed, but this appears to be an individual form rather than a valid subspecies, so this should be treated as a synonym of the nominotypical subspecies.

  purpurascens, which should be treated as a synonym of ssp. austenia, is legally protected in India under Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

  The subspecies austenia 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:
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
  purpurascens, which should be treated as a synonym of ssp. austenia, is legally protected in India under Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

  The subspecies austenia is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

References:

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Anonymous. 2019. Bhagadatta austenia Moore, 1872 – Grey Commodore. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/962/Bhagadatta-austenia
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