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Friday, April 3, 2015

Common Orange Tip (Colotis evenina)

Family Pieridae Pierinae
Males have a wingspan of 38-45mm


Gaelyn said...

It's a beauty and obviously a survivor too.

Rhodesia said...

Looks like it has been attacked and survived. Great shot. Diane

My Life in the Charente said...

Just realised that our orange tip is quite different in Europe. They are almost white with a distinct orange tip, or the male is, the female appears to have a black tip! Diane

Rohini Sharma said...

Beautiful picture!
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KashmalaBlogger said...

So beautiful. It's sad that her wing is damaged :(