Danaus genutia (Cramer, [1779]) - Striped Tiger

Subspecies in India

(1) Danaus genutia genutia (Cramer, [1779]) – Oriental Striped Tiger

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh1211111
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam21312422
Bihar2
Chandigarh11
Chhattisgarh212261142
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT11
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi813101
Goa1
Gujarat11
Haryana1
Himachal Pradesh21
Jammu and Kashmir UT12
Jharkhand1
Karnataka32352131213511518
Kerala32152241237
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh111421
Maharashtra22149256101428285719
Manipur211
Meghalaya11
Mizoram
Nagaland11
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan1
Sikkim1342
Tamil Nadu31111111
Tripura111
Uttar Pradesh1113111
Uttarakhand42
West Bengal6331314212477
Total392120382455424174678160

Asclepias curassavica, Ceropegia fantastica, Ceropegia hirsuta, Ceropegia intermedia, Ceropegia lawii, Ceropegia vincifolia, Cynanchum callialatum, Cynanchum dalhousiae, Cynanchum liukiuense, Holostemma ada-kodien, Marsdenia floribunda, Marsdenia tinctoria, Marsdenia tomentosa, Passularia, Raphistemma lemma, Raphistemma pulchellum, Tylophora flexuosa (Apocynaceae).

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

Saji K., N. Shastri, M. Bhakare, P. Churi & A. Sengupta. 2024. Danaus genutia (Cramer, [1779]) – Striped Tiger. 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/danaus-genutia, accessed 2024/07/16.