Papilio arcturus Westwood, 1842 - Blue Peacock

Subspecies in India

(1) Papilio arcturus arcturus Westwood, 1842 – East Himalayan Blue Peacock
(2) Papilio arcturus arius Rothschild, 1908 – West Himalayan Blue Peacock

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 Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh11
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh1
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya1
Mizoram
Nagaland5314
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim2113
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total941154

Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Papilio arcturus Westwood, 1842 – Blue Peacock. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/papilio-arcturus, accessed 2022/12/04.