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Catopsilia scylla Linnaeus, 1763 – Orange Emigrant

Subspecies in India:

(1) Catopsilia scylla cornelia Fabricius 1787 – Peninsular Orange Emigrant

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
This species is historically known from S. Myanmar southeastward into SE Asian islands up to Borneo and the Philippines, and in northern Australia (Evans 1932; Talbot 1939; Corbet et al. 1992; Ek-Amnuay 2012; Inayoshi 2016). Specimens collected by C. Sivaperuman from the Great Nicobar Island and deposited in the Zoological Survey of India, Port Blair, and the images (BOI-cb919 to BOI-cb921) taken at the Campbell Bay, Great Nicobar Island, by Snehaa Sundaram and Dhee and published here on 9 August 2016, represent the first published records of this species from India.

records (based on images):
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Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
References:
Corbet, A. S., H. M. Pendlebury, and J. N. Eliot. 1992. The Butterflies of the Malay Peninsula. 4th revised edn. Malayan Nature Society, Kaula Lumpur.

Ek-Amnuay, P. 2012. Butterflies of Thailand. 2nd edn. Baan Lae Suan (=Amarin) Printing & Publishing Co., Bangkok.

Evans, W. H. 1932. The identification of Indian butterflies. 2nd edn. Bombay Natural History Society, Mumbai.

Inayoshi, Y. 2016. A Check List of Butterflies in Indo-China (chiefly from Thailand, Laos and Vietnam). Accessed 09 August 2016. URL: http://yutaka.it-n.jp/pap/10490001.html.

Talbot, G. 1939. Fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Butterflies, vol. I. Taylor and Francis, London. pp. 600.


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Sivaperuman, C., S. Sundaram, Dhee, and K. Kunte. 2017. Catopsilia scylla Linnaeus, 1763 – Orange Emigrant. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (eds.). Butterflies of India, v. 2.30. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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