Subspecies in India
(1) Laringa horsfieldii andamanensis de Nicéville, 1895 – Andaman Banded Dandy
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This species occurs in S. Myanmar, Indo-China, SE Asia and the Andaman Islands. The subspecies is endemic to the islands in South Andaman.
The butterfly is patchily distributed and locally common, and has recently been recorded from Mount Harriet and Chidiya Tapu. It occurs in open areas, along paths and roads near evergreen forests. It had been collected well in the late 1800s and early 1900s, but there are few recent records.
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|Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT|
|Daman & Diu UT|
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Anonymous 2023. Laringa horsfieldii (Boisduval, 1833) – Banded Dandy. 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/laringa-horsfieldii, accessed 2023/12/05.