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Gonepteryx cleopatra (Linnaeus, 1767)

Имаго  Gonepteryx cleopatra


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

Species name(s)

Gonepteryx cleopatra (Linnaeus, 1767) = Papilio cleopatra Linnaeus, 1767 = Gonepteryx cleopatra rosei Gross, 1973.



Zoogeographical regions


Primary colors

Orange, Yellow, Green.

Имаго  Gonepteryx cleopatra

Detailed information with references


  • Albania, Bulgaria, Greece, Spain, Italy, Corsica, Crete, Malta, Portugal, Sardinia, Sicily, Turkey - The European part of France. [1]. Peter Khramov.
  • Albania, the Balearic Islands, Bulgaria ?, the British Isles?Gibraltar, Greece (mainland), Dodecanese Islands, Spain (mainland), Italy (mainland), Cyprus, Corsica, Crete, Malta, Monaco, the Channel Islands, Portugal (mainland), Sardinia, North Aegean Islands, Sicily , Turkey (European part), France (mainland), Croatia, the Cycladic islands,Switzerland ?, Yugoslavia. [10]. Peter Khramov.

Larva food plants

  • Rhamnus. [28]. Peter Khramov.

Subspecies Gonepteryx cleopatra


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Mario Maier, Simon Coombes.

Text data: Peter Khramov.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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