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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Papilionidae > Papilioninae > Papilionini > Papilio

Papilio paris Linnaeus, 1758 – Paris Peacock

Subspecies in India:

(1) Papilio paris paris Linnaeus, 1758 – Chinese Paris Peacock
(2) Papilio paris tamilana Moore, 1881 – Sahyadri Paris Peacock (=Tamil Peacock)

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Papilio paris tamilana - Rutaceae (Robinson et al. 2010), Citrus (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Melicope lunu-ankenda (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Toddalia asiatica (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Zanthoxylum ovalifolium (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Zanthoxylum oxyphyllum (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Rutaceae).

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:

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Papilionidae > Papilioninae > Papilionini > Papilio


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Valappil, B. and K. Saji. 2020. Papilio paris Linnaeus, 1758 – Paris Peacock. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/519/Papilio-paris
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