Rachana jalindra (Horsfield, [1829]) - Banded Royal

Subspecies in India

(1) Rachana jalindra macanita (Fruhstorfer, 1912) – Sahyadri Banded Royal
(2) Rachana jalindra indra (Moore, [1884]) – Bengal Banded Royal
(3) Rachana jalindra tarpina (Hewitson, 1878) – Andaman Banded Royal

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

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  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT1
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh1
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa171
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka113
Kerala11131
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra2128
Manipur
Meghalaya2
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total1311132314
Dendrophthoe falcata (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Helicanthes elasticus (Davidson et al. 1895; Bell 1919a; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010) (Loranthaceae).

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. Rachana jalindra (Horsfield, [1829]) – Banded Royal. 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/rachana-jalindra, accessed 2022/11/26.