Hebomoia glaucippe (Linnaeus, 1758) - Great Orange-tip

Subspecies in India

(1) Hebomoia glaucippe glaucippe (Linnaeus, 1758) – Oriental Great Orange-tip
(2) Hebomoia glaucippe australis Butler, 1898 – Sahyadri Great Orange-tip

Conservation and Special status

This species is not legally protected in India under any schedules of WildLife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Photo Gallery and Species Biology

StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Andaman and Nicobar Islands UT
Andhra Pradesh
Arunachal Pradesh23311111
Assam12113
Bihar
Chandigarh
Chhattisgarh
Dadra & Nagar Haveli UT
Daman & Diu UT
Delhi
Goa
Gujarat
Haryana
Himachal Pradesh
Jammu and Kashmir UT
Jharkhand
Karnataka4514381210214
Kerala221222223
Ladakh UT
Lakshadweep
Madhya Pradesh
Maharashtra87316513192028
Manipur
Meghalaya113
Mizoram
Nagaland11
Odisha
Puducherry UT
Punjab
Rajasthan
Sikkim11111
Tamil Nadu3211
Tripura4134
Uttar Pradesh
Uttarakhand
West Bengal31
Total22101361014182129522932
Capparis (Robinson et al. 2010), Capparis cleghornii (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Capparis moonii (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000; Robinson et al. 2010), Capparis sepiaria (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Capparis spinosa (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Capparis zeylanica (V.C. Balakrishnan pers. obs. 2017), Crateva adansonii (Wynter-Blyth 1957; Kunte 2000), Crateva religiosa (Robinson et al. 2010; Wynter-Blyth 1957) (Capparaceae).

Key Reference:
Nitin, R., V. C. Balakrishnan, P. V. Churi, S. Kalesh, S. Prakash, and K. Kunte. 2018. Larval host plants of the butterflies of the Western Ghats, India. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 10:11495–11550.

For the complete list of larval host plants of Indian butterflies, see the page on larval host plants.

 

Page citation

Anonymous 2022. Hebomoia glaucippe (Linnaeus, 1758) – Great Orange-tip. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.06. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/hebomoia-glaucippe, accessed 2022/12/01.