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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Nymphalidae > Charaxinae > Charaxini > Charaxes

Charaxes psaphon Westwood, 1847 – Plain Tawny Rajah

Subspecies in India:

(1) Charaxes psaphon imna Butler, 1870 – Indian Plain Tawny Rajah

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Miliusa tomentosa (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Robinson et al. 2010) (Annonaceae). Adenanthera pavonina (Nitin et al. 2018), Bauhinia racemosa (Nitin et al. 2018), Dalbergia latifolia (Nitin et al. 2018), Pithecellobium dulce (Nitin et al. 2018), Pterocarpus marsupium (Nitin et al. 2018), Tamarindus indica (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000) (Fabaceae). Aglaia lawii (Kunte 2006), Aglaia elaeagnoidea (Robinson et al. 2010), Dysoxylum gotadhora (Hemant Ogale; Amboli, Sindhudurg District, Maharashtra; 19 Jan 2020) (Meliaceae).

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 > Nymphalidae > Charaxinae > Charaxini > Charaxes


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Churi, P. 2020. Charaxes psaphon Westwood, 1847 – Plain Tawny Rajah. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.76. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/696/Charaxes-psaphon
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