Common Banded Peacock


  • Common Name : Common Banded Peacock
  • Scientific Name : Papilio crino (Fabricius)
  • Wingspan : 100-105mm
  • Colour : A gorgeous green and blackish-brown swallowtail.
  • Habit : It flies in and out of scrub jungle in which it lives with effortless ease. Always in a hurry to move on; spends little time on flower. It is a nectar lover and prefers the flowers of tall shrubs and small trees rather than those of annuals.
  • Larval Host Plants : Chloroxylon swietenia
  • Location : Throughout West Bengal