Tajuria cippus (Fabricius, 1798) - Peacock Royal

Subspecies in India

(1) Tajuria cippus cippus (Fabricius, 1798) – Indian Peacock Royal

  The subspecies cippus is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 

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  The subspecies cippus is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
 
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT1
Andhra Pradesh1
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam11
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh1
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa1
Gujarat1
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh2
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka243145510
Kerala11382342424
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1113
Maharashtra42406119113281530
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha1
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu21
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh1
Uttarakhand
West Bengal111223
Total474571719513158193042
Dendrophthoe falcata (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Dendrophthoe glabrescens (Robinson et al. 2010), Helicanthes elasticus (Davidson et al. 1896; Bell 1919a; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Helixanthera wallichiana (Davidson et al. 1896; Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Loranthus (Robinson et al. 2010), Loranthus longiflorus (Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Loranthaceae).

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.

 

Page citation

Valappil, B., K. Saji, H. Ogale, R. Lovalekar, Arya PV., T. Bhagwat, Subhash P., Firos A. K. and F. Khan 2022. Tajuria cippus (Fabricius, 1798) – Peacock Royal. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.06. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/tajuria-cippus, accessed 2022/12/02.