Pantoporia hordonia (Stoll, [1790]) - Common Lascar

Subspecies in India

(1) Pantoporia hordonia hordonia (Stoll, [1790]) – Oriental Common Lascar

Taxonomic Information

Pantoporia cnacalis Hewitson, 1874 is treated here as a distinct species that is endemic to the Andaman Islands, rather than as a subspecies of Pantoporia hordonia (Stoll, [1790]) – Common Lascar.

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 Pradesh12
Arunachal Pradesh311132
Assam82421116651
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh3211
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa11
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT2
Jharkhand
Karnataka3212954
Kerala644434
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra2327169
Manipur1
Meghalaya1234
Mizoram12
Nagaland1
Odisha11
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim121234
Tamil Nadu2238
Tripura112
Uttar Pradesh1
Uttarakhand111
West Bengal11122
Total1514713784623364633

Acacia spp., Acacia megaladena, Acacia sinuata, Albizia spp., Albizia odoratissima (Fabaceae).

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

Agavekar, G., K. Saji, K. Kunte and Prashanth S. N. 2023. Pantoporia hordonia (Stoll, [1790]) – Common Lascar. 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/pantoporia-hordonia, accessed 2023/02/05.