Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Colotis
Family: Pieridae (Insecta/Lepidoptera)
Taxon : Land invertebrate
Group : Animal

SPECIES
euippe
Sub Species
omphale
NOTES

A butterfly with a wing-span of 35–45 mm. The larvae feed on Maerua and Capparis plants among others.


AUTHORITY
(Linnaeus, 1758)
Sub Author
(Godart, 1819)
Conservation
Common
Habit
Not Applicable
Land Invertebrate
Insect (6 legs) 


Colour
Notes: A white butterfly with lovely bright orange tips to its front wings. The amount of black varies considerably
Colour: White
Notes: A beautiful pattern of black, white and red
Colour: Patterned
Common Name
Smoky orange tip
Red tip
Butterfly
Habitat
NOTES: Frequently seen resting on the ground along roads in the bush
HABITAT NAME: Bush
Uses
None known
None
Months
All year
Synonyms for Species
Pieris omphale
Papilio euippe
Papilio arethusa
Papilio hanna
Pieris amytis
Anthocharis cebrene
Teracolus pseudocale
Colotis evippe



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