Hasora chromus (Cramer, [1780]) - Common Banded Awl

Subspecies in India

(1) Hasora chromus chromus (Cramer, [1780]) – Oriental Common Banded Awl
 

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 UT12
Andhra Pradesh1211
Arunachal Pradesh11
Assam1232111
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh3371453
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi21021
Goa
Gujarat42113
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka65714713956748
Kerala215612
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh16
Maharashtra13575627331819186
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha1
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan211
Sikkim1
Tamil Nadu1112211
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh1212
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal12313121
Total81115252725535159443232
Derris scandens, Pongamia pinnata (Fabaceae). Heynea trijuga (Meliaceae). Toddalia asiatica (Rutaceae).
Ricinus communis (Euphorbiaceae) has also been reported, but need verification.

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

Saji, K., M. Bhakare, S. Mazumder, V. Jathar, and P. A. Kumbha 2024. Hasora chromus (Cramer, [1780]) – Common Banded Awl. 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/hasora-chromus, accessed 2024/03/05.