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Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Papilionidae > Papilioninae > Troidini > Pachliopta

Pachliopta hector (Linnaeus, 1758) – Crimson Rose

Subspecies in India:

No subspecies are listed under this species.

  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Aristolochia (Robinson et al. 2010), Aristolochia bracteolata (Kalesh S. pers. obs. 2017), Aristolochia griffithii (Kalesh S. pers. obs. 2017), Aristolochia indica (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Aristolochia tagala (Kalesh S. pers. obs. 2017) (Aristolochiaceae).

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:

  This species is legally protected in India under Schedule I of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

References:

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Papilionidae > Papilioninae > Troidini > Pachliopta


Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K & Manoj P. 2020. Pachliopta hector (Linnaeus, 1758) – Crimson Rose. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.99. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/745/Pachliopta-hector
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