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Common Name : Tailed Jay
Bengali Name :


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Scientific Name : Graphium agamemnon (Linnaeus)
Family : PAPILIONIDAE
Wingspan : 85 - 100 mm
Colour : Black with apple-green spots and streaks on wings.
Habit : Flight is straight and dashing. Visits flowers particularly of Lantana, Poinsettia etc. Very common in most urban areas, possibly because of its food plant (Polyalthia longifolia).
Larval Host Plants : Polyalthia longifolia, Michelia champaka, Annona squamosa, Annona reticulata, Polyalthia suberosa
Location : Throughout West Bengal
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