Dalechampia scandens var. cordofana – Spurge-Creeper

Larval Host Plant

Byblia ilithyia – Joker

Other notes

Note: Byblia ilithyia – Joker was recorded laying eggs on this plant by Shivam Bhatt from Rajkot, Gujarat in 2015, but the complete life cycle is yet to be recorded to confirm this as its larval host.



WFO (2023): World Flora Online. Accessed on 04 Jan 2023. URL: http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000937398.

Flowers of India (2023). Accessed on 04 Jan 2023. URL: https://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Gujarat%20Spurge-Creeper.html.

Page citation

Bhatt, S. and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Dalechampia scandens var. cordofana (Hochst. ex Webb) Müll.Arg. – Spurge-Creeper. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/dalechampia-scandens-var-cordofana, accessed 2024/05/19.