Spialia galba (Fabricius, 1793) - Asian Grizzled Skipper

Subspecies in India

(a) Spialia galba galba (Fabricius, 1793) – Indian Grizzled Skipper
 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh1222
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam11111
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh112241
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi1411
Goa1
Gujarat12
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir UT1
Jharkhand
Karnataka4237610161691041
Kerala314361134213
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh23114
Maharashtra2216146198686
Manipur11
Meghalaya
Mizoram1
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan1
Sikkim1
Tamil Nadu1211112
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh1322
Uttarakhand1311441
West Bengal124121
Total887142427745852292613

Glycine max (Fabaceae). Alcea rosea, Hibiscus spp., Sida rhombifolia, Melochia corchorifolia, Urena lobata, Waltheria indica (Malvaceae).

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(4): 11495–11550.

For the complete list of larval host plants of Indian butterflies, see the page on larval host plants.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Spialia galba (Fabricius, 1793) – Asian Grizzled Skipper. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/spialia-galba, accessed 2024/04/18.