Surendra quercetorum

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Common acacia blue
Common Acacia Blue, Surendra quercetorum (7171724868).jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Lycaenidae
Genus: Surendra
Species: S. quercetorum
Binomial name
Surendra quercetorum
(Moore, 1857)[1]
Synonyms
  • Amblypodia quercetorum Moore, [1858]

Surendra quercetorum, the common acacia blue, is a species of lycaenid or blue butterfly found in the Indomalayan realm(in Simla Hills - Assam, Burma, South Bihaar, China, Vietnam).[2][1]

The larvae feed on Acacia pennata and Acacia caesia.

Subspecies[edit]

  • Surendra quercetorum quercetorum Moore, 1857 (S.Yunnan,Uttarakhand to N.E. India)[3][2][1]
  • Surendra quercetorum neritos Fruhstorfer, 1907 (Vietnam)[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d Surendra at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms
  2. ^ a b R.K., Varshney; Smetacek, Peter (2015). A Synoptic Catalogue of the Butterflies of India. New Delhi: Butterfly Research Centre, Bhimtal & Indinov Publishing, New Delhi. p. 109. doi:10.13140/RG.2.1.3966.2164. ISBN 978-81-929826-4-9. 
  3. ^ "Surendra quercetorum Moore, 1857 – Common Acacia Blue". Retrieved 26 August 2017. 

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