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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

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
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.

Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Ogale, H., Haneesh K. M., Prashanth S. N., and S. Debnath. 2021. Hebomoia glaucippe (Linnaeus, 1758) – Great Orange-tip. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 3.21. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
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