List of butterflies of Meghalaya


List of butterflies of Meghalaya

This is a list of butterfly species found in Meghalaya State of India.

Family Papilionidae

* Graphium sarpedon (Linnaeus)Governmetn of Meghalaya, Official State Portal Butterflies of Shillong and its Environs http://meghalaya.nic.in/naturalres/butterflies.htm ]
* Graphium antiphates (Cramer)
* Papilio clytia Linnaeus
* Papilio demoleus (Linnaeus)
* Papilio helenus (Linnaeus)
* Papilio polyctor (Boisduval)
* Papilio polytes romulus Cramer
* Papilio protenor (Cramer)
* Papilio chaon Westwood
* Troides helena (Linnaeus)
* Atrophaneura aidoneus (Doubleday)
* Atrophaneura aristoochiae (Fabricius)
* Atrophaneura dasarada (Moore)
* Atrophaneura philoxenus (Gray)

Family Pieridae

* Aporia agathon (Gray)
* Appias lyncida (Cramer)
* Appias pandione (Geyer)
* Catopsilia crocale (Cramer)
* Catopsilia pyranthe (Linnaeus)
* Colias electo fieldi Menetries
* Delias acalis (Godart)
* Delias pasithoe (Linnaeus)
* Delias belladonna (Fabricius)
* Delias descombesi (Boisduval)
* Delias hyparete (Linnaeus)
* Eurema blanda silhetana (Wallace)
* Eurema brigitta rubella (Wallace)
* Eurema hecabe (Linnaeus)
* Eurema leata (Boisduval)
* Ixias pyrene (Linnaeus)
* Pieis brassicae nepalensis (Doubleday)
* Pieis canidia (Sparrman)
* Pieis napi (Linnaeus)
* Prioneris thestylis (Doubleday)

Family Danaidae

* Parantica aglea (Stoll)
* Danaus (Anosia) chrysippus (Linnaeus)
* Danaus (Salatura) genutia (Cramer)
* Danaus melaneus (Cramer)
* Danaus sita (Kollar)
* Euploea core (Cramer)
* Euploea mulciber (Cramer)

Family Satyridae

* Lethe confusa Aurivillius
* Lethe verma (Kollar)
* Lethe yama (Moore)
* Lethe Vindhya (C-Fedler)
* Melanitis leda ismene (Cramer)
* Melanitis phedima (Stoll)
* Melanitis zitenius (Herbst)
* Ypthima nareda (Kollar)
* Ypthima sakra Moore
* Elymnias hypermnestra Linnaeus
* Elymnias malelas (Hewitson)
* Ethope himachala (Moore)

Family Amathusiidae

* Thaumantis diores Doubleday

Family Nymphalidae

* Argynnis childreni Gray
* Argynnis hyperbius (Johanssen)
* Argynnis laodice (Pallas)
* Cethosia biblis (Drury)
* Cethosia cyane (Drury)
* Cirrochroa aoris Doubleday
* Cyrestis thyodamas (Boisduval)
* Ergolis merione (Cramer)
* Eriboea dolon (Westwood)
* Eriboea arja (Felder)
* Neptis hordonia Stoll
* Neptis hylas Moore
* Neptis nandina Moore
* Neptis yeburyi Butler
* Pantoporia perius (Linnaeus)
* Pantoporia selanophora (Kollar)
* Phalanta phalantha (Drury)
* Precis almana (Linnaeus)
* Precis atlities (Johanssen)
* Precis hierta (Fabricius)
* Precis iphita (Cramer)
* Precis lemonias (Linnaeus)
* Precis orithyia (Linnaeus)
* Vanessa canace (Johanssen)
* Vanessa cardui (Linnaeus)
* Vanessa indica (Herbst)
* Kallima inachus (Boisduval)
* Cynthia erota (Fabricius)
* Chersonesia risa (Doubleday)
* Symbrenthia hypselis (Godart)
* Hestina nama (Doubleday)
* Apatura ambica (Kollar)
* Stibochiona nicea (Gray)
* Charaxes polyxena (Cramer)
* Issoria sinha (Kollar)
* Euthalia phemius (Doubleday)
* Euthalia lepidea (Butler)
* Doleschallia bisaltide (Cramer)

Family Acraeidae

* Acraea issoria (Hubner)

Family Erycinidae

* Abisara chela (de-Niceville)
* Zemeros flegyas (Cramer)

Family Lycaenidae

* Heliophorus androcles (Hewitson)
* Heliophorus brahma (Moore)
* Jamides alecto (Felder)
* Zizeeria maha (Kollar)

Family Hesperiidae

* Badamia exclamationis (Fabricius)
* Celaenorrhinus leucocera (Kollar)
* Notocrypta curvifacia (Felder)
* Pelopidas mathias (Fabricius)
* Udaspes folus (Cramer)

References

See also

* Butterfly
* List of butterflies of India
* Western Ghats Butterflies
* Fauna and flora of India


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