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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Papilionidae > Papilioninae > Leptocircini > Graphium

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.

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
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.

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

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Anonymous. 2020. Graphium teredon (C. & R. Felder, [1865]) – Narrow-banded Bluebottle. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.76. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/1948/Graphium-teredon
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