Tarucus indica Evans, 1932 - Transparent Pierrot

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species. This is also known as the Indian Pierrot.
 

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi12
Goa
Gujarat19
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka
Kerala
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra124
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan182
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu4134
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total21627142
Ziziphus jujuba (Churi & Soman 2018), Ziziphus nummularia (Churi & Soman 2018) (Rhamnaceae).

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. Tarucus indica Evans, 1932 – Transparent Pierrot. 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/tarucus-indica, accessed 2022/12/01.