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Gonepteryx amintha (Blanchard, 1871) – Orange Brimstone

Subspecies in India:

(1) Gonepteryx amintha thibetana Nekrutenko, 1968 – Himalayan Orange Brimstone

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
This is an addition to the checklist of butterflies of India, having erroneously been described from SE Tibet, Lalung, Pachakshiri  as the type locality. However, Lalung  is in Mechuka, West Siang, India. More details available at DOI:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Sanjay Sondhi & Purnendu Kumar Roy, 2013.  Sightings of Gonepteryx amintha thibetana Nekrutenko, 1968 (Lepidoptera: Pieridae: Coliadinae) from Arunachal Pradesh, India: an addition to Indian butterfly fauna erroneously placed in southeastern Tibet earlier. Journal of Threatened Taxa, 26  July 2013, Pp. 4687–4692

Lepidoptera > Papilionoidea > Pieridae > Coliadinae > Gonepteryx

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Anonymous. 2021. Gonepteryx amintha (Blanchard, 1871) – Orange Brimstone. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.17. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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