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   Graphium doson


Common Jay (Graphium doson)

Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Papilionidae
Sub-Family: Papilioninae
Genus: Graphium
Species: doson
Year: ?
Distribution: Southeast Asia, lower elevations in Sri Lanka, Southern India, Bengal, Assam, Himalayan foothills, and in southern Honshu Island, Japan.

This specie is active throughout the day. Constantly on the move, they rarely settle down. Eggs are deposited one by one on the under side of leaves.

Females: get

Males: get


Diet: Annonaceae, Magnoliaceae such as Annona lawii, Lauraceae, Cinnamomum macrocarpum, Michelia champaca, Magnolia grandiflora, Milliusa tomentosum and Polyalthia longifolia.

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