Papilio liomedon Moore, [1875] - Malabar Banded Swallowtail

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species.

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

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This species is legally protected in India under Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972. It is endemic to the Western Ghats.
 
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Andaman and Nicobar Islands
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka151
Kerala21930814
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
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Acronychia pedunculata (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Melicope lunu-ankenda (Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Rutaceae).

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. Papilio liomedon Moore, [1875] – Malabar Banded Swallowtail. 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/papilio-liomedon, accessed 2022/08/20.