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Pioneer White

Belenois aurota

2 Species ID Suggestions

Common Gull
Cepora nerissa Cepora nerissa


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6 Comments

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

bayucca is correct it's Pioneer White.

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

I absolutely not have the impression that you are a beginner, Nowan!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 8 years ago

oh no! dayucca im not an expert, still a beginner :)
sorry for the wrong id Sachin.

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago

Thanks bayucca for sharing useful links to get perfect idea about species,
Updating the ID, thanks a lot,

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

I know I play now a very risky game, challenging an ID from an Asian expert which I am definitely not. I was first looking in Appias sp., noticed then the ID Common Gull and was missing this dominant black large stripe on the forewing. I know that there are different seasonal forms of Pioneers and also within the genus and species there is a great variability, so, please, check yourself and verifiy...
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Anaphaeis_a...
http://www.treknature.com/gallery/Asia/I...
http://www.treknature.com/gallery/photo2...
http://www.flickr.com/photos/davidlev/40...
http://www.google.ch/imgres?q=Anaphaeis+...
http://photo.net/photodb/photo?photo_id=...

Sachin Zaveri
Sachin Zaveri 8 years ago

Thanks Nuwan for ID help,

Sachin Zaveri
Spotted by
Sachin Zaveri

Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India

Spotted on Apr 6, 2012
Submitted on Apr 6, 2012

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