Subspecies in India
Several subspecies have been described under this species but they are suspect. The subspecific name that should apply to Indian populations is also uncertain. So we will not use a subspecies name for this species until this matter is settled.
Photo Gallery and Species Biology
This species is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
|Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
|Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
|Daman & Diu UT
|Jammu and Kashmir UT
Anonymous 2024. Unkana ambasa (Moore, ) – Hoary Palmer. 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/unkana-ambasa, accessed 2024/03/04.