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Common Name : Blue Mormon
Bengali Name :


Blue Mormon


Scientific Name : Papilio polymnestor (Cramer)
Family : PAPILIONIDAE
Wingspan : 120 - 150 mm
Colour : Black butterfly with glistening pale blue markings.
Habit : The best places to look for the Blue Mormon are forest paths and along streams. It also comes to wet soil patches and there, while drinking, it keeps flapping its wings.
Larval Host Plants : Citrus lemon, Citrus grandis, Glycosmis arborea, Citrus sinensis
Location : Throughout West Bengal
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