Hebomoia roepstorfii Wood-Mason, 1880 - Sulphur Great Orange-tip

Subspecies in India

No subspecies are listed under this species.
 

Taxonomic Information

This species is often treated as a subspecies of Hebomoia glaucippe – Great Orange-tip, as Hebomoia glaucippe roepstorfii – Andaman Great Orange-tip. Recent phylogenetic reconstruction shows it to be distinct from glaucippe such that treating glaucippe and roepstorfii as a single species would create a polyphyletic clade.

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Page citation

Kunte, K. 2024. Hebomoia roepstorfii Wood-Mason, 1880 – Sulphur Great Orange-tip. In Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 4.12. Published by the Indian Foundation for Butterflies. URL: https://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/hebomoia-roepstorfii, accessed 2024/04/22.