Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767) - Pea Blue

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species.

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

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  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT11
Andhra Pradesh4122
Arunachal Pradesh121
Assam212111
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh3271412
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi8121221
Goa
Gujarat3611
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir UT12
Jharkhand1
Karnataka31513162268222128
Kerala664214147547
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh11721
Maharashtra19193294835813317
Manipur2
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan11
Sikkim212
Tamil Nadu22111
Tripura111
Uttar Pradesh11112
Uttarakhand11211
West Bengal3610631113
Total724687522522112025476051
Fabaceae (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Abrus precatorius (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017), Butea monosperma (Davidson et al. 1896; Bell 1918c; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Caesalpinia (Robinson et al. 2010), Cajanus cajan (Davidson et al. 1896; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Bell 1918c; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Crotalaria (Robinson et al. 2010), Crotalaria capensis (Bell 1918c; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Crotalaria juncea (Robinson et al. 2010), Crotalaria micans (Robinson et al. 2010), Crotalaria pallida (Kunte 2006), Crotalaria saltiana (Robinson et al. 2010), Gliricidia sepium (Chhaya & Saji 2018), Lablab purpureus (Robinson et al. 2010), Lupinus (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Melilotus indicus (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Pisum (Robinson et al. 2010), Pisum sativum (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Pongamia pinnata (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Pueraria phaseoloides (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Vigna unguiculata (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Xylia xylocarpa (Robinson et al. 2010) (Fabaceae).

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. Lampides boeticus (Linnaeus, 1767) – Pea Blue. 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/lampides-boeticus, accessed 2022/11/29.