Azanus jesous (Guérin-Méneville, 1849) - African Babul Blue

Subspecies in India

(1) Azanus jesous gamra (Lederer, 1855) – Syrian Babul Blue

Conservation and Special status

This species is not legally protected in India under any schedules of WildLife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh211
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi22111
Goa
Gujarat141
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka554571178971112
Kerala31122
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra1141131023121
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan111
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu112137
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh2
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total822691013102219143022

 

 

Acacia farnesiana (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Acacia leucophloea (Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Fabaceae).Key Reference:
Nitin, R., V. C. Balakrishnan, P. V. Churi, S. Kalesh, S. Prakash, and K. Kunte. 2018. Larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 10:11495–11550.

For the complete list of larval host plants of Indian butterflies, see the page on larval host plants.

 

 

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2024. Azanus jesous (Guérin-Méneville, 1849) – African Babul Blue. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/azanus-jesous, accessed 2024/05/24.