Tanaecia lepidea (Butler, 1868) - Grey Count

Subspecies in India

(1) Tanaecia lepidea lepidea (Butler, 1868) – Himalayan Grey Count
(2) Tanaecia lepidea miyana (Fruhstorfer, 1913) – Peninsular Grey Count
(3) Tanaecia lepidea sthavara (Fruhstorfer, 1913) – Indo-Chinese Grey Count

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

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  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh111
Arunachal Pradesh11
Assam6493114313
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh4111214
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa1121
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand11
Karnataka111121
Kerala2521022151820142
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh152
Maharashtra2521110691311
Manipur1
Meghalaya11
Mizoram11
Nagaland111
Odisha1
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura113
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal11
Total131817235422732463621
Careya arborea (Bell 1909; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000;), Planchonia careya (Robinson et al. 2010) (Lecythidaceae). Melastoma malabathricum (Davidson & Aitken 1890; Bell 1909a; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Melastomataceae).
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 2022. Tanaecia lepidea (Butler, 1868) – Grey Count. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.06. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/tanaecia-lepidea, accessed 2022/09/24.