Leptotes plinius (Fabricius, 1793) - Zebra Blue

Subspecies in India

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

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StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh121212
Arunachal Pradesh2
Assam321111
Bihar
Chandigarh1
Chhattisgarh2586171
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi11493112931
Goa
Gujarat1532441
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh111
Jammu and Kashmir UT12
Jharkhand
Karnataka209151714712111420158
Kerala51251112
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh715522
Maharashtra19201723154456192824
Manipur11
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha111
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan13
Sikkim1111
Tamil Nadu3221
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh22312
Uttarakhand11114
West Bengal4575111
Total525557804720302445656442
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 2022/12/02.