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Colotis evagore (Desert Orange Tip)

Synonyms: Anthocharis antigone; Anthocharis delphine; Anthocharis eione; Anthocharis phlegetonia

Wikipedia Abstract

The Desert Orange Tip, Small Orange Tip, or Tiny Orange Tip (Colotis evagore) is a butterfly of the Pieridae family. It is found in the dry parts of tropical Africa, northern Africa, southern Spain, and southwest Arabia.The wingspan is 28–35 mm in males and 28–38 mm in females. The adults fly from February to August depending on the range.The larva feed on Maerua, Capparis and Cadaba species.
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Prey / Diet

Capparis spinosa[1]
Maerua angolensis (Bead-bean Tree)[1]
Tarenaya spinosa (spiny spiderflower)[2]



Attributes / relations provided by
1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
2HOSTS - a Database of the World's Lepidopteran Hostplants Gaden S. Robinson, Phillip R. Ackery, Ian J. Kitching, George W. Beccaloni AND Luis M. Hernández
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