Anthene emolus – Common Ciliate Blue
Deudorix epijarbas – Cornelian
Rathinda amor – Monkey Puzzle
Virachola isocrates – Common Guava Blue
Euthalia phemius – White-edged Blue Baron
Note: This plant has been reported as a larval host for Rapala pheretima – Copper Flash and Rapala varuna – Indigo Flash from Thailand (HOSTS, 2023). It might be used in India, too, but this needs confirmation.
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. DOI: https://doi.org/10.11609/jott.3184.108.40.20695-11550.
HOSTS (2023) - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants. Accessed on 20 Jan 2023. URL: https://www.nhm.ac.uk/our-science/data/hostplants/search/.
WFO (2023): World Flora Online. Accessed on 20 Jan 2023. URL: http://www.worldfloraonline.org/taxon/wfo-0000446283.
Flowers of India (2023). Accessed on 20 Jan 2023. URL: https://www.flowersofindia.net/catalog/slides/Leechee.html.
Kawthankar, N. 2023. Litchi chinensis Sonn. – Lychee. 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/litchi-chinensis, accessed 2023/03/23.