Graphium teredon (C. & R. Felder, [1865]) - Narrow-banded Bluebottle

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species. Until recently, it was treated as a subspecies of Graphium sarpedon Linnaeus, 1758 – Common Bluebottle. Further notes on this taxonomic change will be added here later.
 

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

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Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa1
Gujarat2
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka11452323624
Kerala2221416546
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra6431011243618
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu221
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal
Total97715745823151328
Alseodaphne (Robinson et al. 2010), Alseodaphne owdenii (Robinson et al. 2010), Alseodaphne semecarpifolia (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Camphora officinalis (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Cinnamomum (Robinson et al. 2010), Cinnamomum camphora (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Cinnamomum macrocarpum (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Cinnamomum malabatrum (Kunte 2006), Cinnamomum micranthum (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Cinnamomum tamala (T. Bhagawat pers. obs. 2018), Cinnamomum verum (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Litsea glutinosa (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Miliusa tomentosa (P. Churi pers. obs. 2017), Persea macrantha (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Persea odoratissima (Robinson et al. 2010, Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Lauraceae). Magnolia doltsopa (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Magnoliaceae). Geijera salicifolia (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Rutaceae). Some of these records may in fact belong to Graphium sarpedon (see Appendix 2), and need to be verified.

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. Graphium teredon (C. & R. Felder, [1865]) – Narrow-banded Bluebottle. 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/graphium-teredon, accessed 2022/12/02.