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Butterflies

Small
Orange Tip

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Small Orange Tip

Colotis etrida

Male UP white, broad black edged orange apical patch with small black spot in UPF cell. UPH usually is with series of black spots. Female is similar, but dense grey dusting on inner side of the wing.

Little Orange-tip

Regional Names
  • Malayalam:
    ചെറുചോരത്തുഞ്ചൻ
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Taxanomy

LEPIDOPTERA
PIERIDAE
Colotis etrida

Quick Facts
  • Slender pupa of this has the colour and shape to merge with the plant to escape detection in this most vulnerable stage.
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