Byblia ilithyia (Drury, [1773]) - Joker

Subspecies in India

There are no subspecies listed under this species.

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 Pradesh227111
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh11
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat123
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka1238
Kerala
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1
Maharashtra267134621791
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan1
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu1454514
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total28826419151127126
Tragia involucrata (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Tragia plukenetii (Wynter-Blyth 1957), (Euphorbiaceae).

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

Bakos P., A. Kshirsagar, M. Bhakare, and S. Kalluri 2022. Byblia ilithyia (Drury, [1773]) – Joker. 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/byblia-ilithyia, accessed 2022/12/02.