Cepora nerissa (Fabricius, 1775) – Common Gull
Subspecies in India:
(1) Cepora nerissa nerissa (Fabricius, 1775) – Chinese Common Gull
(2) Cepora nerissa phryne (Fabricius, 1775) – Dakhan Common Gull
(3) Cepora nerissa dapha (Moore, 1878) – Indo-Chinese Common Gull
(4) Cepora nerissa lichenosa (Moore, 1877) – Andaman Common Gull
The subspecies dapha is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K. and H. Ogale. 2019. Cepora nerissa (Fabricius, 1775) – Common Gull. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.