Polytremis lubricans (Herrich-Schäffer, 1869) - Contiguous Swift

Subspecies in India

(1) Polytremis lubricans lubricans (Herrich-Schäffer, 1869) – Oriental Contiguous Swift

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

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  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule IV of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh11
Assam23
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka2
Kerala1811166
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya112
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1
Tamil Nadu111
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh1
Uttarakhand
West Bengal2
Total194311111391

Imperata cylindrica, Miscanthus sinensis, Urochloa mutica (=Brachiaria mutica) (Poaceae).

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.

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Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Polytremis lubricans (Herrich-Schäffer, 1869) – Contiguous Swift. 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/polytremis-lubricans, accessed 2024/02/21.