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Papilio helenus Linnaeus, 1758 – Red Helen

Subspecies in India:

(1) Papilio helenus helenus Linnaeus, 1758 – Oriental Red Helen
(2) Papilio helenus daksha Hampson, 1888 – Sahyadri Red Helen

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult butterfly observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andhra Pradesh
3
Arunachal Pradesh
2
1
1
1
1
1
Assam
1
1
Karnataka
1
1
Kerala
1
1
1
1
Maharashtra
1
2
1
1
1
1
2
Meghalaya
1
1
Nagaland
1
Sikkim
1
Tamil Nadu
1
All states
1
3
3
1
4
1
1
5
3
4
4
2
References:

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Papilionidae > Papilioninae > Papilionini > Papilio


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K. and H. Ogale. 2016. Papilio helenus Linnaeus, 1758 – Red Helen. 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/655/Papilio-helenus
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