(Partial) Life Histories: Graphium doson (Common Jay)

Date Created: 13-May-2022

Graphium doson (Common Jay)

The Third Instar

23 May (18:06): As collected.

The Fourth Instar

24 May (16:06) and 28 May (06:34)

The Fifth Instar.

2 June (06:50) and 4 June (05:59)

The Pre-pupa

5 June (07:20): More-or-less pre-pupa.

The Pupa

6 June (13:10): A terrible photo but the only one I have.

The Adult

A newly eclosed adult.

The Host Plant

I don't know what the host plant was but it is likely to be one of the ones listed on the NHMUK site.


If you want to see a more complete life history of this species (albeit a different subspecies), there is one available on the Butterflies of Singapore site.