Delias eucharis (Drury, 1773) - Indian Jezebel

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species.

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 Pradesh3111312437
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar1
Chandigarh1
Chhattisgarh131221
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT2
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi31
Goa1
Gujarat212911113
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh11111
Jammu and Kashmir UT11
Jharkhand
Karnataka9141244493913
Kerala213281384
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh12211
Maharashtra8164433312425221612
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan1
Sikkim121
Tamil Nadu1113
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh21242
Uttarakhand1131
West Bengal3321333361916
Total292411101916413784647964
Butea monosperma (Fabaceae), Dendrophthoe falcata, Dendrophthoe glabrescens, Loranthus cordifolius, Helicanthes elasticus, Loranthus longiflorus, Scurrula parasitica, Taxillus vestitus (Loranthaceae). Abelmoschus moschatus, Pterospermum acerifolium (Malvaceae). Viscum album (Santalaceae).
 
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., M. Bhakare, and T. Bhagwat 2022. Delias eucharis (Drury, 1773) – Indian Jezebel. 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/delias-eucharis, accessed 2022/11/26.