Delias eucharis (Drury, 1773) - Indian Jezebel

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species.

Conservation and Special status

This species is not legally protected in India under any schedules of WildLife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh32111312437
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar1
Chandigarh1
Chhattisgarh131221
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT2
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi31
Goa1
Gujarat212911113
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh11111
Jammu and Kashmir UT11
Jharkhand
Karnataka14171246493913
Kerala213281385
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh22211
Maharashtra8164463312528231713
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan11
Sikkim121
Tamil Nadu11113
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh21242
Uttarakhand1131
West Bengal3321333362018
Total342615102317433887658168
Butea monosperma (Fabaceae), Dendrophthoe falcata, Dendrophthoe glabrescens, Loranthus cordifolius, Helicanthes elasticus, Loranthus longiflorus, Scurrula parasitica, Taxillus vestitus (Loranthaceae). Abelmoschus moschatus, Pterospermum acerifolium (Malvaceae). Viscum album (Santalaceae).
 
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

Saji K., M. Bhakare, and T. Bhagwat 2023. Delias eucharis (Drury, 1773) – Indian Jezebel. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/delias-eucharis, accessed 2023/09/29.