Plant family

Acanthaceae
Aristolochiaceae
Apocynaceae
Fabaceae
Cannabaceae
Capparaceae
Celastraceae
Combretaceae
Connaraceae
Crassulaceae
Cyperaceae
Dioscoreaceae
Ebenaceae
Phyllanthaceae
Euphorbiaceae
Lecythidaceae
Loranthaceae
Lythraceae
Malpighiaceae
Malvaceae
Melastomaceae
Moraceae
Myrsinaceae
Myrtaceae
Oleaceae
Passifloraceae
Poaceae
Rhamnaceae
Rubiaceae
Rutaceae
Salvadoraceae
Sapindaceae
Smilacaceae
Arecaceae
Lauraceae
Annonaceae
Sterculiaceae
Zingiberaceae
Asteraceae
Portulacaceae
Santalaceae
Tiliaceae
Loganiaceae
Anacardiaceae
Papaveraceae
Cycadaceae
Olacaceae
Polygonaceae
Brassicaceae
Juglandaceae
Verbenaceae
Oxalidaceae
Costaceae
Musaceae
Salicaceae
Magnoliaceae
Plumbaginaceae
Flacourtiaceae
Theaceae
Amaranthaceae
Sabiaceae
Araliaceae
Marantaceae
Dipterocarpaceae
Icacinaceae
Rosaceae
Urticaceae
Orchidaceae
Sapotaceae
Lamiaceae
Berberidaceae
Buddlejaceae
Zygophyllaceae
Coriariaceae
Thymelaeaceae
Bixaceae
Boraginaceae
Violaceae
Meliaceae
Menispermaceae
Molluginaceae
Ulmaceae
Ericaceae
Elaeocarpaceae
Clusiaceae
Gentianaceae
Achariaceae
Plantaginaceae
Caprifoliaceae
Saxifragaceae

Unidentified
 

Fabaceae

Abrus precatorius

Larval host plant for the following species: Curetis thetis, Lampides boeticus, Jamides celeno

Abrus precatoriusAbrus precatoriusAbrus precatorius

Acacia catechu

Larval host plant for the following species: Azanus ubaldus, Charaxes agrarius

Acacia catechuAcacia catechuAcacia catechuAcacia catechuAcacia catechu

Acacia concinna

Larval host plant for the following species: Anthene lycaenina

Acacia concinna

Acacia nilotica

Larval host plant for the following species: Anthene lycaenina, Everes lacturnus

Acacia niloticaAcacia niloticaAcacia nilotica

Acacia sp.1

Larval host plant for the following species: Azanus jesous, Rapala iarbus

Acacia sp.1Acacia sp.1

Acacia sp.2

Larval host plant for the following species: Charaxes agrarius

Acacia sp.2

Acacia torta

Larval host plant for the following species: Charaxes bharata, Surendra quercetorum, Prosotas nora, Prosotas dubiosa, Zinaspa todara

Acacia tortaAcacia tortaAcacia torta

Adenanthera pavonina

Larval host plant for the following species: Charaxes schreiber, Charaxes bernardus, Charaxes bharata

Adenanthera pavoninaAdenanthera pavoninaAdenanthera pavoninaAdenanthera pavonina

Aeschynomene americana

Larval host plant for the following species: Eurema hecabe

Aeschynomene americanaAeschynomene americanaAeschynomene americana

Aganope thyrsiflora

Larval host plant for the following species: Zographetus ogygia, Curetis thetis

Aganope thyrsifloraAganope thyrsifloraAganope thyrsiflora

Albizia chinensis

Larval host plant for the following species: Eurema blanda, Charaxes agrarius

Albizia chinensisAlbizia chinensisAlbizia chinensisAlbizia chinensisAlbizia chinensis

Albizia lebbeck

Larval host plant for the following species: Charaxes bharata, Eurema blanda, Leptotes plinius

Albizia lebbeckAlbizia lebbeckAlbizia lebbeck

Albizia saman

Larval host plant for the following species: Eurema hecabe

Albizia saman

Bauhinia purpurea

Larval host plant for the following species: Eurema blanda

Bauhinia purpurea

Bauhinia racemosa

Larval host plant for the following species: Charaxes solon, Catopsilia pomona

Bauhinia racemosaBauhinia racemosaBauhinia racemosaBauhinia racemosa

Butea monosperma

Larval host plant for the following species: Jamides bochus, Curetis thetis, Catopsilia pomona, Coladenia indrani, Jamides celeno, Lampides boeticus, Euchrysops cnejus, Curetis acuta

Butea monospermaButea monospermaButea monosperma

Caesalpinia bonduc

Larval host plant for the following species: Eurema blanda, Neptis jumbah, Charaxes bharata

Caesalpinia bonducCaesalpinia bonducCaesalpinia bonducCaesalpinia bonducCaesalpinia bonduc

Caesalpinia pulcherrima

Larval host plant for the following species: Eurema hecabe

Caesalpinia pulcherrimaCaesalpinia pulcherrimaCaesalpinia pulcherrimaCaesalpinia pulcherrimaCaesalpinia pulcherrimaCaesalpinia pulcherrimaCaesalpinia pulcherrimaCaesalpinia pulcherrimaCaesalpinia pulcherrimaCaesalpinia pulcherrima

Caesalpinia sappan

Larval host plant for the following species: Charaxes bharata, Eurema blanda, Eurema hecabe

Caesalpinia sappanCaesalpinia sappan

Cajanus cajan

Larval host plant for the following species: Jamides bochus, Lampides boeticus

Cajanus cajanCajanus cajan

Calliandra haematocephala

Larval host plant for the following species: Eurema hecabe

Calliandra haematocephalaCalliandra haematocephalaCalliandra haematocephala

Canavalia gladiata

Larval host plant for the following species: Euchrysops cnejus, Chilades pandava, Jamides celeno

Canavalia gladiataCanavalia gladiataCanavalia gladiataCanavalia gladiata

Cassia fistula

Larval host plant for the following species: Catopsilia pyranthe, Spindasis vulcanus, Catopsilia pomona, Eurema hecabe

Cassia fistulaCassia fistulaCassia fistulaCassia fistula

Cassia sp.

Larval host plant for the following species: Eurema brigitta

Cassia sp.Cassia sp.Cassia sp.

Chamaecrista pumila

Larval host plant for the following species: Eurema laeta

Chamaecrista pumila

Crotalaria pallida

Larval host plant for the following species: Lampides boeticus

Crotalaria pallida

Crotalaria retusa

Larval host plant for the following species: Lampides boeticus

Crotalaria retusaCrotalaria retusa

Dalbergia lanceolaria

Larval host plant for the following species: Gerosis bhagava, Leptotes plinius

Dalbergia lanceolariaDalbergia lanceolariaDalbergia lanceolariaDalbergia lanceolariaDalbergia lanceolariaDalbergia lanceolariaDalbergia lanceolariaDalbergia lanceolaria

Dalbergia latifolia

Larval host plant for the following species: Neptis jumbah, Lasippa viraja, Tapena thwaitesi, Charaxes psaphon, Coladenia indrani, Anthene lycaenina

Dalbergia latifoliaDalbergia latifolia

Delonix regia

Larval host plant for the following species: Eurema hecabe, Eurema blanda, Charaxes bharata

Delonix regiaDelonix regiaDelonix regiaDelonix regiaDelonix regiaDelonix regia

Derris sp.

Larval host plant for the following species: Hasora taminatus

Derris sp.Derris sp.

Derris trifoliata

Larval host plant for the following species: Hasora badra

Derris trifoliataDerris trifoliataDerris trifoliata

Desmodium gangeticum

Larval host plant for the following species: Everes lacturnus, Neptis hylas

Desmodium gangeticumDesmodium gangeticumDesmodium gangeticumDesmodium gangeticumDesmodium gangeticumDesmodium gangeticum

Desmodium sp.

Larval host plant for the following species: Everes lacturnus

Desmodium sp.Desmodium sp.

Desmodium triangulare

Larval host plant for the following species: Coladenia indrani

Desmodium triangulare

Dichrostachys cinerea

Larval host plant for the following species: Chilades parrhasius

Dichrostachys cinereaDichrostachys cinereaDichrostachys cinereaDichrostachys cinereaDichrostachys cinereaDichrostachys cinereaDichrostachys cinerea

Erythrina sp

Larval host plant for the following species: Neptis jumbah

Erythrina sp

Flemingia strobilifera

Larval host plant for the following species: Jamides bochus, Catochrysops strabo

Flemingia strobiliferaFlemingia strobiliferaFlemingia strobiliferaFlemingia strobiliferaFlemingia strobiliferaFlemingia strobilifera

Gliricidia sepium

Larval host plant for the following species: Lampides boeticus, Acytolepis puspa

Gliricidia sepiumGliricidia sepiumGliricidia sepiumGliricidia sepium

Indigofera linifolia

Larval host plant for the following species: Freyeria putli

Indigofera linifolia

Leucaena leucocephala

Larval host plant for the following species: Prosotas dubiosa

Leucaena leucocephala

Mezoneuron cucullatum

Larval host plant for the following species: Eurema blanda

Mezoneuron cucullatumMezoneuron cucullatum

Millettia pinnata

Larval host plant for the following species: Catochrysops strabo, Hasora chromus, Jamides bochus, Curetis acuta, Curetis thetis, Jamides celeno

Millettia pinnataMillettia pinnataMillettia pinnataMillettia pinnataMillettia pinnataMillettia pinnataMillettia pinnataMillettia pinnata

Mimosa pudica

Larval host plant for the following species: Eurema hecabe, Prosotas dubiosa

Mimosa pudica

Moullava spicata

Larval host plant for the following species: Nacaduba beroe, Charaxes schreiber

Moullava spicataMoullava spicata

Mucuna pruriens

Larval host plant for the following species: Neptis hylas

Mucuna pruriensMucuna pruriensMucuna pruriens

Paracalyx scariosus

Larval host plant for the following species: Jamides bochus, Acytolepis puspa

Paracalyx scariosusParacalyx scariosusParacalyx scariosus

Peltophorum pterocarpum

Larval host plant for the following species: Acytolepis puspa

Peltophorum pterocarpumPeltophorum pterocarpumPeltophorum pterocarpum

Pisum sativum

Larval host plant for the following species: Lampides boeticus

Pisum sativumPisum sativumPisum sativum

Pithecellobium dulce

Larval host plant for the following species: Prosotas nora, Prosotas dubiosa, Anthene lycaenina, Charaxes solon, Charaxes psaphon, Eurema hecabe

Pithecellobium dulcePithecellobium dulcePithecellobium dulcePithecellobium dulcePithecellobium dulce

Pseudarthria viscida

Larval host plant for the following species: Neptis hylas

Pseudarthria viscidaPseudarthria viscidaPseudarthria viscida

Pterocarpus marsupium

Larval host plant for the following species: Charaxes psaphon, Neptis jumbah

Pterocarpus marsupiumPterocarpus marsupiumPterocarpus marsupium

Saraca asoca

Larval host plant for the following species: Chilades pandava, Anthene emolus, Jamides celeno

Saraca asocaSaraca asocaSaraca asocaSaraca asocaSaraca asoca

Senna alata

Larval host plant for the following species: Catopsilia pyranthe, Eurema hecabe

Senna alataSenna alataSenna alataSenna alataSenna alata

Senna auriculata

Larval host plant for the following species: Catopsilia pyranthe

Senna auriculataSenna auriculataSenna auriculataSenna auriculataSenna auriculataSenna auriculata

Senna occidentalis

Larval host plant for the following species: Catopsilia pyranthe, Catopsilia pomona

Senna occidentalisSenna occidentalisSenna occidentalisSenna occidentalisSenna occidentalisSenna occidentalis

Senna siamea

Larval host plant for the following species: Catopsilia pomona

Senna siameaSenna siamea

Senna tora

Larval host plant for the following species: Catopsilia pomona, Catopsilia pyranthe, Eurema hecabe

Senna tora

Sesbania bispinosa

Larval host plant for the following species: Catopsilia pyranthe, Eurema hecabe, Leptotes plinius, Zizina otis

Sesbania bispinosa

Smithia sensitiva

Larval host plant for the following species: Eurema hecabe, Eurema brigitta

Smithia sensitivaSmithia sensitivaSmithia sensitivaSmithia sensitivaSmithia sensitivaSmithia sensitivaSmithia sensitivaSmithia sensitivaSmithia sensitivaSmithia sensitivaSmithia sensitiva

Tamerindus indica

Larval host plant for the following species: Virachola isocrates, Charaxes psaphon, Charaxes solon

Tamerindus indicaTamerindus indica

Tephrosia purpurea

Larval host plant for the following species: Catochrysops strabo

Tephrosia purpureaTephrosia purpureaTephrosia purpureaTephrosia purpurea

Vigna radiata

Larval host plant for the following species: Jamides celeno

Vigna radiataVigna radiataVigna radiataVigna radiataVigna radiata

Vigna unguiculata

Larval host plant for the following species: Lampides boeticus

Vigna unguiculata

Xylia xylocarpa

Larval host plant for the following species: Coladenia indrani, Rapala iarbus, Cheritra freja, Curetis thetis, Arhopala amantes

Xylia xylocarpaXylia xylocarpaXylia xylocarpaXylia xylocarpaXylia xylocarpaXylia xylocarpaXylia xylocarpaXylia xylocarpaXylia xylocarpa

Zornia diphylla

Larval host plant for the following species: Vanessa cardui

Zornia diphylla

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Churi, P., M. Rao, , M. Bhakare, , A. Manalil., D. Sawant, P. Manoj, B. Sarkar, A. Soman, , P. K. G. Mohan, H. Ogale, M. Mandal, T. Bhagwat, S. Erannoor, K. Saji, P. Churi, A. Soman, S. Bhatt. 2019. Larval host plants — Fabaceae. In K. Kunte, S. Kalesh & U. Kodandaramaiah (eds.). Butterflies of India, v. 2.00. Indian Foundation for Butterflies. http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/LHP/Fabaceae

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