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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Lycaenidae > Theclinae > Iolaini > Creon

Creon cleobis (Godart, [1824]) – Broad-tail Royal

Subspecies in India:

(1) Creon cleobis cleobis (Godart, [1824]) – Bengal Broad-tail Royal

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Helicanthes elasticus (Davidson et al. 1896; Bell 1919a; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010) (Loranthaceae). Viscum capitellatum (Bell 1919a; Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Santalaceae).

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.

Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Lycaenidae > Theclinae > Iolaini > Creon

Cite this page along with its URL as:
Baiju, K. 2022. Creon cleobis (Godart, [1824]) – Broad-tail Royal. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.28. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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