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

Subspecies in India

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

Conservation and Special status

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

Photo Gallery and Species Biology


  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh121111
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam21312422
Bihar2
Chandigarh11
Chhattisgarh212231142
Dadra & Nagar Haveli11
Daman & Diu
Delhi51281
Goa1
Gujarat11
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh21
Jammu and Kashmir UT12
Jharkhand1
Karnataka3124110127310417
Kerala32142231237
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh11321
Maharashtra17128235101425265217
Manipur211
Meghalaya11
Mizoram
Nagaland11
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan1
Sikkim1342
Tamil Nadu211111
Tripura111
Uttar Pradesh1113111
Uttarakhand22
West Bengal53364212477
Total321818261849393364637557
Asclepias curassavica (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Ceropegia fantastica(V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Ceropegia hirsuta (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Ceropegia intermedia (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Ceropegia lawii (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Ceropegia vincifolia (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Cynanchum callialatum (Saji et al. 2018), Cynanchum dalhousiae (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Cynanchum liukiuense (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Holostemma ada-kodien (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017), Marsdenia floribunda (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Marsdenia tinctoria (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Marsdenia tomentosa (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Passularia (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Raphistemma pulchellum (Moore 1890; Pant & Chatterjee 1950; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Tylophora flexuosa (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Apocynaceae). Raphistemma lemma (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (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 2022. Danaus genutia (Cramer, [1779]) – Striped Tiger. 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/danaus-genutia, accessed 2022/08/19.