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Aporia agathon (Gray, 1831) – Great Blackvein

Subspecies in India:

(1) Aporia agathon agathon (Gray, 1831) – Nepalese Great Blackvein
(2) Aporia agathon phryxe (Boisduval, 1836) – Kashmir Great Blackvein
(3) Aporia agathon caphusa (Moore, 1872) – Garhwal Great Blackvein

  The subspecies ariaca, which has a dubious taxonomic status, is legally protected in India under Schedule IV of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

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  The subspecies ariaca, which has a dubious taxonomic status, is legally protected in India under Schedule IV of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Karmakar, T., and M. H. Variya. 2019. Aporia agathon (Gray, 1831) – Great Blackvein. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.61. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/910/Aporia-agathon
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