Common Jezebel


  • Common Name : Common Jezebel
  • Scientific Name : Delias eucharis (Drury)
  • Family : PIERIDAE
  • Wingspan : 66-83mm
  • Colour : White and yellow with black stripes and orange-red marginal spots which are edged white, and black border on both sides.
  • Habit : A beautiful butterfly, seen commonly around gardens and forest edges. Very fond of visiting flowers of Tridax procumbens, Annacardium occidentale, Lantana camara etc.
  • Larval Host Plants : Dendropthoe falcata, Helicanthus elastica
  • Location : Throughout West Bengal