Tajuria jehana Moore, [1884] - Plains Blue Royal

Subspecies in India

(1) Tajuria jehana jehana Moore, [1884] – Indian Plains Blue Royal
 

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
Andhra Pradesh21
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli
Daman & Diu
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat11
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT1
Jharkhand
Karnataka514274422
Kerala
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra3515
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Pondicherry
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu11511
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal12
Total35167717114155
Dendrophthoe spp. (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Loranthus (Sengupta et al. 2018) (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. Tajuria jehana Moore, [1884] – Plains Blue 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/tajuria-jehana, accessed 2022/08/11.