Millettia pachycarpa – Taiwan Derris

Larval Host Plant

Hasora badra – Common Awl

Other notes

Other Name Combinations: Derris taiwaniana (POWO, 2023).


Natural History: Native Woody Climber (Liana).


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Page citation

Mazumder, S., and N. Kawthankar. 2024. Millettia pachycarpa Benth. – Taiwan Derris. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL:, accessed 2024/07/19.