Caleta decidia (Hewitson, 1876) - Angled Pierrot

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh3
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam431211
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh11322
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa2
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand1
Karnataka5311131322
Kerala112367344
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh22732
Maharashtra5817512193425251711
Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha12
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu2111324
Tripura21
Uttar Pradesh1
Uttarakhand
West Bengal2211
Total8912201119254749492924

Ziziphus oenopolia, Ziziphus rugusa (Rhamnaceae).


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

Bhakare, M., P. Kale, S. Kalluri, and A. Rane 2023. Caleta decidia (Hewitson, 1876) – Angled Pierrot. 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/caleta-decidia, accessed 2023/12/05.