Family: Papilionidae

  • Common Jay, Graphium doson: cinnamon, Michelia champaca,
  • Tailed Jay, Graphium agamemnon: Polyalthia longifolia,Michelia champaca,
  • Crimson Rose, Pachliopta hector: Aristolochia indica, Thottea siliquosa
  • Blue Mormon, Papilio polymnestor: Citrus,Glycosmis arborea
  • Common Mormon, Papilio polytes: Murraya.Citrus.Glycosmis
  • Lime Butterfly, Papilio demoleus: Aegle marmelos,Glycosmis arborea,citrus

Family Pieridae (13)

  • Pioneer(Caper White): Anaphaeis aurota:Caper
  • Common Gull, Cepora nerissa: Caper
  • Common Jezebel, Delias eucharis: Loranthus
  • Common Albatross, Appias albina: Drypetes
  • Psyche, Leptosia nina: Cleome sps
  • Great Orange-Tip, Hebomoia glaucippe: Capparis
  • Common Wanderer, Pareronia valeria: Capparis
  • Common Emigrant, Catopsilia pomona: Cassia fistula
  • Small Grass Yellow, Eurema brigitta: Cassia
  • Common Grass Yellow, Eurema hecabe: Acacia, Albizia, Caesalpinia, Cassia fistula,Cassia tora, Moulluva spicata, Pithecellobium dulce, Sesbania
  • Three-Spot Grass Yellow, Eurema blanda: Cassia fistula,
  • Yellow Orange Tip, Ixias pyrene: Capparis
  • Mottled Emigrant, Catopsilia pyranthe: Cassia tora,

Family Nymphalidae (25)

  • Blue Tiger, Tirumala limniace:Calotropis gigantea,Tylophora indica, Wattakaka volubilis
  • Dark Blue Tiger, Tirumala septentrionis:Wattakaka volubilis
  • Plain Tiger, Danaus chrysippus: Calotropis gigantea,
  • Common Or Striped Tiger, Danaus genutia: Asclepias curassavica,Tylophora tenuis
  • Common Indian Crow, Euploea core: Ficus religiosa
  • Double-Branded Crow, Euploea sylvester: Ficus,
  • Common Bushbrown Mycalesis perseus: Axonopus
  • Common Fourring Ypthima huebneri: Axonopus
  • Common Evening Brown Melanitis leda: Setaria,axonopius and any grass!
  • Common Palmfly Elymnias hypermnestra: Any palm
  • Common Leopard Phalanta phalantha: Floucortia
  • Tawny Coster Acraea terpsicore: Passiflora foetida
  • Common Sailer Neptis hylas Linnaeus:Desmodium,Urena
  • Common Baron Euthalia aconthea: Mango
  • Common Castor Ariadne merione: Tragia,castor
  • Angled Castor Ariadne ariadne:Tragia,Castor
  • Gray Pansy Junonia atlites: Barleria, Hygrophila
  • Peacock Pansy Junonia (Precis) almana: Acanthus, Barleria,Hygrophila
  • Yellow Pansy Junonia (Precis) hierta: Barleria, Hygrophila auriculata,
  • Chocolate Pansy, Junonia (Precis) iphita: Carvia callosa,Hygrophila,Justicia
  • Lemon Pansy Junonia (Precis) lemonias: Barleria,Hygrophila
  • Blue Pansy Junonia orithya: Acanthus, Barleria,Hygrophila
  • Great Eggfly Hypolimnas bolina: Portulaca oleracea, Sida rhombifolia
  • Danaid Eggfly Hypolimnas misippus:Justicia, Portulaca , Sida ,
  • Bamboo Treebrown Lethe europa: Bamboo/ochlandra

Family Lycaenidae(18)

  • Apefly Spalgis epius: ant plant with Aphids esp Hibiscus
  • Red Pierrot Talicada nyseus: Kalanchoe
  • Common Pierrot Castalius rosimon: Zizyphus
  • Zebra Blue Syntarucus plinius: Indigofera, Mimosa, Plumbago zeylanica, Sesbania
  • Common Hedge Blue Acytolepis puspa: Copperpod tree,Bridelia
  • Lesser Grass Blue Zizeeria otis: Sesbania bispinosa, Zornia gibbosa
  • Pale Grass Blue Pseudozizeeria maha: Oxalis corniculata,
  • Gram Blue Euchrysops cnejus: Butea.pisum
  • Peablue Lampides boeticus: Pea
  • Dark Cerulean Jamides bochus: Pongamia
  • Common Cerulean Jamides celeno: Pea,Pongamia
  • Peacock Royal Tajuria cippus: Loranthus
  • Lime Blue Chilades laius: Lime
  • Grass Jewel Freyeria trochilus: Heliotropum strigosum, Indigofera,
  • Forget-me-not Catochrysops strabo: Paracalyx scariosa, Schleichera oleosa
  • Common Lineblue Prosotas nora: Acacia catechue, Acacia torta, Pithecellobium dulce
  • Tailless Lineblue Prosotas dubiosa: Acacia,Mimosa pudica
  • Slate Flash Rapala schistacea: Lantana,Qiusqualis

Family Hesperiidae(7)

  • Brown Awl Badamia exclamationis:Hiptage begalensis
  • Common Banded Awl Hasora chromus: Pongamia pinnata
  • Giant Redeye Gangara thyrsis: Any palm
  • Common Redeye Matapa aria: Ochlandra,Bambusa
  • Common Grass Dart Taractrocera maevius: Axonopus, Cyperus
  • Dark Palm Dart Telicota ancilla: Bambusa any sps, Ochlandra
  • Plain Palm Dart Cephrenes chrysozona: Cocos nucifera
  • Straight Swift Parnara bada: Brachiaria,Oryza
  • Dart Potanthus: Axonopus compressus,Ochlandra

My sincere thanks to Dr Kalesh Sadashivan, Plastic Surgeon and a renowned specialist in Butterflies of Peninsular India for compiling and providing this priceless list.