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Hebomoia glaucippe (Linnaeus, 1758)

Имаго  Hebomoia glaucippe


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Pieridae subfamily Pierinae tribe Colotini genus Hebomoia → species Hebomoia glaucippe

Species name(s)

Hebomoia glaucippe (Linnaeus, 1758) = Papilio glaucippe Linnaeus, 1758 = Hebomoia solomonensis Swinhoe, 1917 = Hebomoia glaucippe glaucippe = Hebomoia glaucippe roepstorffi Staudinger, 1885.


Zoogeographical regions


Имаго  Hebomoia glaucippe

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan 70-90 mm. A large species of the orange-tip butterfly, male UP is creamy white with a large bright orenge apical patch, outlined by blsck, HW with a submarginal spot in space 7 and a smaller spot in space 6; UN white marked with brown like dried leaf except whitish at the lower portion of FW. Female is darker with brown dusting especially the base and along the costa of FW, HW with series of triangular marginal spots and postdiscal spots. [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.


  • From the North-West of India to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, Hainan, southern China [132]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Larva food plants

  • Cleome spinosa, Crateva adansonii, Crateva magna, Crateva religiosa [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Subspecies Hebomoia glaucippe


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Svetlana Shchavelina, Aleksey Gnilenkov.

Text data: Vasiliy Feoktistov, Svetlana Shchavelina.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.



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28.03.2014 12:15, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Indo-Malayan.

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