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Great Orange Tip

Hebomoia glaucippe ceylonica

Notes:

unexpected visitor trapped in my room. after taking few photos i released him!

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13 Comments

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Thank you Yasser for sharing informative link. This is why i shared my spottings only on Project Noah... True learning.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

This is Largest specie in Yellows subfamily Pierinae.

Nishant
Nishant 9 years ago

Beautiful!!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Lovely spotting Nuwan.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

This is Female butterfly.

Yasser
Yasser 9 years ago

Nuwan, you and Ashish have both spotted the same species. I came across this article today: http://www.livescience.com/23988-butterf...

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 9 years ago

Wonderful!

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

yes, Dixie underside is very different.

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

very true Ashish :)

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

Welcome Nuwan... Here is every spotting is learning opportunity... :)

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

thanks for that info Ashish. just update the scientific name.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 9 years ago

This must be race mentioned on wiki page what is Hebomoia glaucippe ceylonica... Clearly difference with Indian race as here lacks Black border between Orange and White colours on upperwing dorsal view.

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 9 years ago

thanks Chief!

NuwanChathuranga
Spotted by
NuwanChathuranga

Alawwa, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Jun 4, 2012
Submitted on Jun 4, 2012

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