Tajuria jehana Moore, [1884] - Plains Blue Royal

Subspecies in India

(1) Tajuria jehana jehana Moore, [1884] – Indian Plains Blue Royal
 

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 Pradesh21
Arunachal Pradesh
Assam
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat111
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT1
Jharkhand
Karnataka5142107422
Kerala
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh1
Maharashtra335115
Manipur
Meghalaya
Mizoram
Nagaland
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim
Tamil Nadu111511
Tripura
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal12
Total351981022114156
Dendrophthoe spp., Dendrophthoe falcata (Loranthaceae).
Dendrophthoe falcata has been recorded as a new larval host plant by Ashok Sengupta from Bengaluru, Karnataka in April 2013.

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

Anonymous 2023. Tajuria jehana Moore, [1884] – Plains Blue Royal. 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/tajuria-jehana, accessed 2023/11/28.