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Junonia almana (Linnaeus, 1758) – Peacock Pansy

Subspecies in India:

(1) Junonia almana almana (Linnaeus, 1758) – Oriental Peacock Pansy
(2) Junonia almana nicobarienis C. Felder, 1862 – Nicobar Peacock Pansy

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Acanthus (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Barleria (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Hygrophila auriculata (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Hygrophila costata (Robinson et al. 2010) (Acanthaceae). Gloxinia (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Gesneriaceae), Osbeckia (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Melastomataceae). Mimulus gracilis (Robinson et al. 2010) (Phrymaceae). Oryza sativa (Robinson et al. 2010), Pennisetum (Robinson et al. 2010), Pennisetum glaucum (Robinson et al. 2010) (Poaceae). Phyla nodiflora (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Verbenaceae).

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:
Saji, K. 2020. Junonia almana (Linnaeus, 1758) – Peacock Pansy. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.85. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/527/Junonia-almana
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