Euthalia aconthea (Cramer, [1777]) - Common Baron

Subspecies in India

(1) Euthalia aconthea garuda (Moore, [1858]) – Himalayan Common Baron
(2) Euthalia aconthea meridionalis Fruhstorfer, 1906 – Dakhan Common Baron
 

Conservation and Special status

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

Photo Gallery and Species Biology


  The subspecies andamensis is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh212311
Arunachal Pradesh111
Assam3434113
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh11431107767
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT1
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi1211
Goa111
Gujarat1
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh11
Jammu and Kashmir UT11
Jharkhand1
Karnataka323231711186967
Kerala26231637141281
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh731421
Maharashtra136447441043373843
Manipur2
Meghalaya
Mizoram1
Nagaland11
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura74415
Uttar Pradesh21151
Uttarakhand111123
West Bengal213211133289
Total282220312133286078838274
Euthalia aconthea meridionalis - Anacardium occidentale (Bell 1909a; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Mangifera (Robinson et al. 2010), Mangifera indica (Young 1907; Bell 1909a; Sevastopulo 1938; Pant & Chatterjee 1950; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Anacardiaceae). Bryonia (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Cucurbitaceae). Scurrula parasitica (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Loranthaceae). Morus (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Streblus asper (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Trophis aspera (Robinson et al. 2010) (Moraceae). Rosa (Robinson et al. 2010) (Rosaceae).
 
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.

 

Gupta, A.& P. Kannan(2014). First host record of the eulophid wasp Tetrastichus bilgiricus Narendran (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) along with the first description of a male from India. Journal of Threatened Taxa 6(12): 6544–6548; http://dx.doi.org/10.11609/JoTT.o4051.6544-8

Page citation

Saji K., K. Kunte, P. Churi, T. Bhagwat, Manoj P., and S. Debnath 2023. Euthalia aconthea (Cramer, [1777]) – Common Baron. 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/euthalia-aconthea, accessed 2023/02/02.