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Gonepteryx aspasia Menetries, 1859

Имаго  Gonepteryx aspasia


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Pieridae subfamily Coliadinae tribe Gonepterygini genus Gonepteryx → species Gonepteryx aspasia

Species name(s)

Gonepteryx aspasia Menetries, 1859 = Gonepteryx mahaguru aspasia (Ménétriés, 1859).


Zoogeographical regions


Russia regions

#36. Sredne-Amursky; #37. Nizhne-Amursky; #40. Primorsky.

Flight time

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Larva lifespan

January February March April May June July August September October November December

Over-wintering stage


Имаго  Gonepteryx aspasia

Detailed information with references


  • Regions of the Russian Federation: the Lower Amur, Seaside, Mid-Amur. [3]. Peter Khramov.


  • The first butterflies fly in early July. [127]. Yuri Semejkin.

Larva lifespan

  • The end of May and mid-June. Happy sitting motionless, stretched out on a sheet, giving a good example of harmonizing colors. [127]. Yuri Semejkin.

Larva food plants

  • Rhamnus dahurica [127]. Yuri Semejkin.

Additional info about Larva

  • Caterpillar on top of a bright green, with bright lines on the sides. Bottom pale yellow. [127]. Yuri Semejkin.


  • Also, the green, in a slightly rolled up, a rare piece of gossamer. Pupation in mid-June [127]. Yuri Semejkin.


  • Of deferred in July testicular developing summer generation that during the second half of the summer and autumn gives the butterflies of the second generation. [127]. Yuri Semejkin.

Overwintering stage

  • Butterfly [127]. Yuri Semejkin.


Photos: Yuri Semejkin, Evgeny Komarov.

Text data: Peter Khramov, Yuri Semejkin.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov.



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30.01.2014 14:45, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Palaearctic. Flight time: No formalized data → January, February, March, April, May, July, August, September, October, November, December. Caterpillar lifespan: No formalized data → May, June. Over-wintering stage: No formalized data → Imago.

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