Dicliptera abuensis Blatt.

Mt. Abu Dicliptera (Dicliptera abuensis)

The Mt. Abu Dicliptera was described in 1931; the species is known only from the type that was collected in 1916.

The species was endemic to the Dhobi Ghats at Mount Abu in Rajasthan, India, where it inhabited wet and shady habitats.


The photo below shows a related taxon, the Panicled Foldwing (Dicliptera paniculata (Forssk.) I. Darbysh.), which is also found in Rajasthan, India.


Panicled Foldwing (Dicliptera paniculata)

Photo: Sonu Kumar


edited: 12.02.2024