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Euploea core (Cramer, [1780]) – Common Crow

Subspecies in India:

(1) Euploea core core (Cramer, [1780]) – Indian Common Crow

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
This species occurs all over India.

records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Adenium obesum (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Asclepias curassavica (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Carissa carandas (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Carissa spinarum (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Cascabela thevetia (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Cryptolepis dubia (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Cryptolepis sinensis (Moore 1890; Pant & Chatterjee 1950; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Hemidesmus indicus (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Holarrhena (Robinson et al. 2010), Ichnocarpus frutescens (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Nerium (Robinson et al. 2010), Nerium oleander (Moore 1890; Pant & Chatterjee 1950; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Tylophora indica (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) Wrightia antidysenterica (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Apocynaceae). Ficus (Robinson et al. 2010), Ficus benghalensis (Moore 1890; Pant & Chatterjee 1950; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Ficus drupacea (Wynter-Blyth 1957), Ficus pumila (Aravind 2005), Ficus racemosa (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Ficus religiosa (Sevastopulo 1938; Pant & Chatterjee 1950; Robinson et al. 2010), Streblus asper (Bell 1909a; Robinson et al. 2010; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Moraceae).

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.

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References:

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Nymphalidae > Danainae > Danaini > Euploea


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K., H. Ogale, R. Lovalekar, Nitin R., A. Mitra, S. Hiremath & P. Gokhale. 2020. Euploea core (Cramer, [1780]) – Common Crow. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.76. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/536/Euploea-core
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