Telicota bambusae (Moore, 1878) - Dark Palm-Dart

Subspecies in India

(1) Telicota bambusae bambusae (Moore, 1878) – Oriental Dark Palm-Dart
 

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 Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh1113
Assam32213
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh1111
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi121
Goa
Gujarat11
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka7111261292521
Kerala7112665112
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh11513
Maharashtra422112319372610
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim11211
Tamil Nadu11
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh1
Uttarakhand11
West Bengal111111115
Total2278458324433563723

Bambusa spp., Bambusa vulgaris (=Bambusa striata & Bambusa wamin), Bambusa tuldoides, Ochlandra travancorica, Oryza spp., Saccharum spp., Saccharum officinarum, Saccharum spontaneum (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.

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Telicota bambusae (Moore, 1878) – Dark Palm-Dart. 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/telicota-bambusae, accessed 2024/03/04.