Tajuria cippus cippus

Fabricius 1798 - Peacock Royal

A rare species on Samui, usually keeping to the tops of trees. It is to be found at the edges of woodland.

Flight Period

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29 - 33mm

Early Stages

Known. More detailed life history information is available from the following resource: ButterflyCircle Blog (courtesy of Dr. Horace Tan.)

Larval Foodplant

Loranthus parasiticus (Loranthaceae)


Pakistan, India, Myanmar and Thailand.