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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Pieridae > Pierinae > Pierini > Delias

Delias eucharis (Drury, 1773) – Indian Jezebel

Subspecies in India:

No subspecies are listed under this species.

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Butea monosperma (Robinson et al. 2010) (Fabaceae), Dendrophthoe falcata (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Dendrophthoe glabrescens (Robinson et al. 2010), Loranthus (Robinson et al. 2010), Loranthus cordifolius (Robinson et al. 2010), Helicanthes elasticus (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Loranthus longiflorus (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Scurrula parasitica (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Taxillus vestitus (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), (Loranthaceae). Abelmoschus moschatus (Robinson et al. 2010), Pterospermum acerifolium (Robinson et al. 2010) (Malvaceae). Viscum album (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (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 > Pieridae > Pierinae > Pierini > Delias

Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K., M. Bhakare, and T. Bhagwat. 2021. Delias eucharis (Drury, 1773) – Indian Jezebel. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.17. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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