Eurema blanda (Boisduval, 1836) - Three-spot Grass Yellow

Subspecies in India

(1) Eurema blanda silhetana (Wallace, 1867) – Sylhet Three-spot Grass Yellow
(2) Eurema blanda moorei (Butler, 1886) – Car Nicobar Three-spot Grass Yellow
(3) Eurema blanda grisea (Evans, 1932) – South Nicobar Three-spot Grass Yellow

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 UT213
Andhra Pradesh11
Arunachal Pradesh111133
Assam2222322
Bihar1
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh11
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa11
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka742639141325513518
Kerala325114317413156
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1
Maharashtra223322
Manipur
Meghalaya631
Mizoram11
Nagaland111
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim1264111
Tamil Nadu111223
Tripura11
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand11313
West Bengal122425
Total1781218720263741866743

Acrocarpus fraxinifolius, Albizia spp., Albizia amara, Albizia chinensis, Albizia lebbeck, Bauhinia purpurea, Biancaea sappan (=Caesalpinia sappan), Calliandra haematocephala, Calliandra houstoniana, Cassia spp., Cassia fistula, Cassia javanica, Chamaecrista mimosoides, Delonix regia, Falcataria falcata, Gliricidia sepium, Guilandina bonduc (=Caesalpinia bonduc), Hultholia mimosoides (=Caesalpinia mimosoides), Mezoneuron cucullatum, Moullava spicata, Pithecellobium dulceSenna sulfurea (Shashidharswamy Hiremath, 2021), Senna surattensis (Shashidharswamy Hiremath, 2021), Sesbania spp., Sesbania bispinosa, Sesbania grandiflora, Xylia xylocarpa (Fabaceae). Camellia sinensis (Theaceae).

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

Saji K. & Manoj P 2024. Eurema blanda (Boisduval, 1836) – Three-spot Grass Yellow. 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/eurema-blanda, accessed 2024/06/14.