Charaxes schreiber (Godart, [1824]) - Blue Nawab

Subspecies in India

(1) Charaxes schreiber wardii (Moore, [1896]) – Sahyadri Blue Nawab
(2) Charaxes schreiber assamensis (Rothschild, 1899) – Khasi Blue Nawab
(3) Charaxes schreiber tisamenus (Fruhstorfer, 1914) – Malayan Blue Nawab

  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 

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  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka12
Kerala1111
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra31
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha2
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total33521
Adenanthera pavonina (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Bauhinia phoenicea (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Cynometra cauliflora (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Moullava spicata (Davidson et al. 1896; Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Fabaceae). Helicteres isora (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017) (Malvaceae). Aglaia lawii (K. Kunte pers. obs. 2017) (Meliaceae). Nephelium lappaceum (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Rourea minor (Davidson et al. 1896; Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Sapindaceae).

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 2022. Charaxes schreiber (Godart, [1824]) – Blue Nawab. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.06. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/charaxes-schreiber, accessed 2022/11/29.