Life History of the Tailed Jay (Graphium agamemnon agamemnon) As with most Graphium species, the wings are produced at the forewing. Graphium agamemnon, also called Tailed Jay or Green-spotted Triangle Butterfly is a common butterfly from Australasia / Indomalaya ecozone (Australia). Graphium agamemnon, commonly called the Tailed Green Jay, is a common and beautiful species seen in most Indian towns and villages close to forest areas.

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Thank you so much for taking the time to ID my butterflies! Floral attributes are well known to influence nectar feeding butterflies.

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The upperside view of a Tailed Jay perching on a flower. You are so lucky to have a Tailed Jay visiting the plant in your garden. Two views of a newly hatched Tailed Jay caterpillar. I admire your passion and the beauty of your work!

Uses and Management Uses and Management. Hind wing black, inwardly red-margined spots superposed on the pink area in agamemno 6 and 7.

Graphium agamemnon (Tailed Jay, Green-spotted Triangle Butterfly)

Hats off to your committment Graphium ScopoliSpecies: I was wondering whether you guys would like to identify some butterflies for me. Species specific search options Taxon Hierarchy. Graphium agamemnonthe grphium jay[2] [1] is a predominantly green and black tropical butterfly that belongs to the swallowtail family. The pupae are green or brownish.


The butterflies generally fly among the tree-tops but descend to ground level in search of flowers or host plants.

Race decoratus is found in the Andaman grraphium Nicobar islands and is very similar to the typical form, from which it can be distinguished as follows: The thoracic spines and the anal spines are pale yellowish brown.

Un-identified local host plant 2, leaves are covered with hair. Wanderer wanders back to Singapore Bon Appetit! Premna latifolia and Premna tomentosa shed their foliage during winter but produce foliage at diffe This is just wonderful!

Ventral view of Tailed Jay Graphium agamemnon. User Group specific search options Title. Fauna of British India. Happy Birthday, BC Blog! Graphium agamemnon Linnaeus Here you can see the subspecies Graphium agamemnon plisthenes.

Status, Habitat and Habits: Have you read Nabokov’s Butterflies?

We hraphium found a Tailed Jay caterpillar in its fifth instar, about to be a pupa, and could identify it because of your blog. The 5th instar lasts for days, and the body length reaches mm.


Graphium agamemnon – Wikispecies

When I was looking at articles on tailed jay life cycleI got this was the article which drew my attention and helped me a lot to know about their life cycle. Retrieved from ” https: SoursopMichelia alba Magnoliaceae, common name: In a recent survey at the Taleigao plateau in Goa, a total of 98 species of butterflies belonging t This entire life sequence was too wonderful to adequately appreciate with words.

The pupa suspends itself with a silk girdle from the leaf surface, further secured with and a firm anchor at the posterior end.

Bill Length Birds cm. Search by common or scientific name: In a study on the diversity and abundance of butterflies of montane forests of Eravikulam National In common with the other aforementioned Graphium species, agamemnon males adopt the ‘filter-feeding’ technique – using their proboscises to continually suck up water from which they extract sodium and other minerals. The ‘BioAtlasIndia’ website family currently has the following members: Wikispecies has information related to Graphium agamemnon.