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Graphium doson (C. & R. Felder, 1864) – Common Jay

Subspecies in India:

(1) Graphium doson eleius (Fruhstorfer, 1907) – Dakhan Common Jay
(2) Graphium doson axionides (Page & Treadaway, 2014) – Himalayan Common Jay

Graphium doson axionides Page & Treadaway, 2014 is a replacement name for axion Felder & Felder, which is a junior primary homonym of Papilio axion Boisduval, 1832.

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Graphium doson eleius - Annonaceae (Robinson et al. 2010), Annona muricata (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Polyalthia (Robinson et al. 2010), Polyalthia longifolia (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010) (Annonaceae). Hunteria zeylanica (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Apocynaceae). Cinnamomum (Robinson et al. 2010), Cinnamomum macrocarpum (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Cinnamomum malabatrum (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017) (Lauraceae). Magnolia grandiflora (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Magnolia liliifera (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Magnolia oblonga (Robinson et al. 2010), Trachelospermum asiaticum (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Magnoliaceae).

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. Graphium doson (C. & R. Felder, 1864) – Common Jay. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.88. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/589/Graphium-doson
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