Leptotes plinius (Fabricius, 1793) - Zebra Blue

Subspecies in India

(1) Leptotes plinius plinius (Fabricius, 1793) – Asian Zebra Blue
 

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StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh121212
Arunachal Pradesh2
Assam321111
Bihar
Chandigarh1
Chhattisgarh2586181
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi116114112931
Goa
Gujarat15321441
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh111
Jammu and Kashmir UT12
Jharkhand
Karnataka1919192114812141621189
Kerala51351112
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh715522
Maharashtra26231923167467193225
Manipur11
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland1
Odisha111
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan13
Sikkim1111
Tamil Nadu332221
Tripura1
Uttar Pradesh22312
Uttarakhand112114
West Bengal5596111
Total587165885224312949667345

Abrus precatorius, Albizia lebbeck, Dalbergia lanceolaria, Indigofera spp.Indigofera suffruticosa (Paresh Churi pers. obs. 2016), Macroptilium lathyroides (Paresh Churi pers. obs. 2016), Mimosa spp.Rhynchosia minima (Rajesh Prabhakar Mahajan pers. obs. 2020), Sesbania bispinosa (Fabaceae). Dyerophytum indicum, Plumbago spp., Plumbago auriculataPlumbago indica, Plumbago zeylanica (Plumbaginaceae).

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(4): 11495–11550.

For the complete list of larval host plants of Indian butterflies, see the page on larval host plants.

Page citation

Saji, K, P. Churi, and R. P. Mahajan 2024. Leptotes plinius (Fabricius, 1793) – Zebra Blue. 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/leptotes-plinius, accessed 2024/02/21.