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
Andhra Pradesh3111312337
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar1
Chandigarh1
Chhattisgarh131221
Dadra & Nagar Haveli2
Daman & Diu
Delhi31
Goa1
Gujarat212911113
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh11111
Jammu and Kashmir UT11
Jharkhand
Karnataka9141244482913
Kerala212281284
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh12211
Maharashtra8164433312425211612
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan1
Sikkim121
Tamil Nadu1113
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh21242
Uttarakhand1131
West Bengal3321333361914
Total292411101916413683607962
Butea monosperma (Robinson et al. 2010) (Fabaceae), Dendrophthoe falcata (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Dendrophthoe glabrescens (Robinson et al. 2010), Loranthus (Robinson et al. 2010), Loranthus cordifolius (Robinson et al. 2010), Helicanthes elasticus (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Loranthus longiflorus (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Scurrula parasitica (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Taxillus vestitus (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), (Loranthaceae). Abelmoschus moschatus (Robinson et al. 2010), Pterospermum acerifolium (Robinson et al. 2010) (Malvaceae). Viscum album (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (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 2022/08/13.