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Papilio polytes Linnaeus, 1758 – Common Mormon

Subspecies in India:

(1) Papilio polytes romulus Cramer, 1775 – Indian Common Mormon
(2) Papilio polytes stichioides Evans, 1912 – Andaman Common Mormon
(3) Papilio polytes nikobarus Felder & Felder, 1862 – Nicobar Common Mormon

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult butterfly observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
1
2
Andhra Pradesh
1
1
5
1
Arunachal Pradesh
1
Assam
2
1
1
1
Chhattisgarh
1
Delhi
2
Gujarat
1
Karnataka
1
3
2
3
1
6
2
1
1
2
Kerala
1
2
1
Madhya Pradesh
1
Maharashtra
5
2
2
1
1
3
4
2
2
4
Odisha
3
Paschimbanga
1
3
1
1
Sikkim
1
Tamil Nadu
1
1
Telangana
1
Tripura
1
Uttar Pradesh
1
1
1
Uttarakhand
1
2
All states
3
1
10
9
9
3
10
12
7
7
16
7
References:

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Papilionidae > Papilioninae > Papilionini > Papilio


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K. and T. Karmakar. 2016. Papilio polytes Linnaeus, 1758 – Common Mormon. Kunte, K., P. Roy, S. Kalesh and U. Kodandaramaiah (eds.). Butterflies of India, v. 2.23. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/603/Papilio-polytes
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