Talicada nyseus (Guérin-Méneville, 1843) - Red Pierrot

Subspecies in India

(1) Talicada nyseus nyseus (Guérin-Méneville, 1843) – Indian Red Pierrot
(2) Talicada nyseus khasiana Swinhoe, 1893 – Khasi Red Pierrot
 

Conservation and Special status

This species is not legally protected in India under any schedules of WildLife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh121111
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam11
Bihar
Chandigarh111
Chhattisgarh12
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi2133521134166
Goa2111
Gujarat
Haryana1
Himachal Pradesh121
Jammu and Kashmir UT21231
Jharkhand11
Karnataka2019819713191312181621
Kerala4323271011427
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1213212
Maharashtra2745137610111741365623
Manipur1
Meghalaya
Mizoram12
Nagaland1
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1
Tamil Nadu11223
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh1
Uttarakhand12453565
West Bengal454911182
Total6176364139414841707710763
Kalanchoe (Robinson et al. 2010), Kalanchoe blossfeldiana (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Kalanchoe calycinum (Davidson et al. 1896; Bell 1918b; Robinson et al. 2010), Kalanchoe laciniata (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Bryophyllum delagoense (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Bryophyllum pinnatum (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Crassulaceae).

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.

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Talicada nyseus (Guérin-Méneville, 1843) – Red Pierrot. 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/talicada-nyseus, accessed 2024/02/22.