Papilio paris Linnaeus, 1758 - Paris Peacock

Subspecies in India

(1) Papilio paris paris Linnaeus, 1758 – Chinese Paris Peacock
(2) Papilio paris tamilana Moore, 1881 – Sahyadri Paris Peacock (=Tamil 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 Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh1141161
Assam11311
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa1
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka21247
Kerala111216382
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra3
Manipur12
Meghalaya125
Mizoram21
Nagaland112
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim3552
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand1
West Bengal1122
Total116796119235831
Papilio paris tamilana - Rutaceae (Robinson et al. 2010), Citrus (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Melicope lunu-ankenda (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Toddalia asiatica (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Zanthoxylum ovalifolium (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Zanthoxylum oxyphyllum (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (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 paris Linnaeus, 1758 – Paris Peacock. 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-paris, accessed 2022/11/27.