Rachana jalindra burbona

Hewitson 1878 - Banded Royal

A beautiful and uncommon species normally found around the edges of woodland.

Although there are a couple of other species with very similar underside colouration, these have not yet been found on the Islands, making this species unmistakeable.

Flight Period

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30 - 35mm

Early Stages

Only partially known.

Larval Foodplant

Loranthus parasiticus (Loranthaceae)


Peninsular Thailand, Malaysia and Singapore. Another subspecies can be found from Northern Thailand, to Nepal.