Leptotes plinius (Fabricius, 1793) - Zebra Blue

Subspecies in India

(1) Leptotes plinius plinius (Fabricius, 1793) – Asian Zebra Blue
 

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh121211
Arunachal Pradesh2
Assam321111
Bihar
Chandigarh1
Chhattisgarh2456171
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi1493112831
Goa
Gujarat1532441
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh111
Jammu and Kashmir UT12
Jharkhand
Karnataka197131714712101419158
Kerala51251112
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh715522
Maharashtra19201620154456192824
Manipur11
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha111
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan2
Sikkim1111
Tamil Nadu3221
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh22311
Uttarakhand11112
West Bengal4555111
Total505352724720302245616242
Abrus precatorius (K. Kunte pers. obs. 2017), Albizia lebbeck (Bell 1918c; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Dalbergia lanceolaria (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017), Indigofera (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Mimosa (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Sesbania bispinosa (Bell 1918c; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Fabaceae). Dyerophytum indicum (Kunte 2006), Plumbago (Bell 1918c; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Plumbago auriculata (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Plumbago zeylanica (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017) (Plumbaginaceae).

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. Leptotes plinius (Fabricius, 1793) – Zebra 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/leptotes-plinius, accessed 2022/08/20.