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Common Brimstone

Gonepteryx rhamni


this is most probably common brimstone. but argument is on in Facebook butterfly group on whether this one really is G.rhamni or G.farinosa. :) any comment is welcome.

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ChimeTsetan 11 years ago

thank you Ashish, bayucca and Sukaina. :)
and thank you bayucca for the information provided.

Sukaina 11 years ago

nice close up!

bayucca 11 years ago

It is most probably Rhamni. Farinosa is a typical mediterranean to syroturcian species with some rare and not systematic reports from central Asia but no reports from India. It is possible that you might find Farinosa in India but not very likely.

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 11 years ago

Stunning.... Great capture...

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Himachal Pradesh, India

Spotted on Oct 13, 2012
Submitted on Oct 13, 2012

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