Ixias pyrene (Linnaeus, 1764) - Yellow Orange-tip

Subspecies in India

(1) Ixias pyrene sesia (Fabricius, 1777) – Dakhan Yellow Orange-tip
(2) Ixias pyrene kausala Moore, 1877 – West Himalayan Yellow Orange-tip
(3) Ixias pyrene familiaris Butler, 1874 – East Himalayan Yellow Orange-tip
(4) Ixias pyrene andamana Moore, 1877 – Andaman Yellow Orange-tip

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 UT1112
Andhra Pradesh11111
Arunachal Pradesh551134
Assam11132
Bihar
Chandigarh1
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi35521156
Goa
Gujarat16121
Haryana11
Himachal Pradesh2
Jammu and Kashmir UT1
Jharkhand
Karnataka93341814771012
Kerala2113143
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra14131534352422166
Manipur1
Meghalaya1
Mizoram2
Nagaland11
Odisha3
Puducherry UT
Punjab2
Rajasthan11
Sikkim42
Tamil Nadu1112111225
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh3211
Uttarakhand
West Bengal222116
Total15612142244575263674028
Capparis divaricata (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Capparis sepiaria (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Capparis zeylanica (Robinson et al. 2010) (Capparaceae).

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

Anonymous 2024. Ixias pyrene (Linnaeus, 1764) – Yellow Orange-tip. 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/ixias-pyrene, accessed 2024/05/18.