Early entomologists considered Catopsilia pomona and Catopsilia crocale to be separate species, but it is now scientifically proven that both are forms of the. Catopsilia pomona, commonly called the Common Emigrant, is a medium-sized Pierid butterfly found in Asia and parts of Australia. The species gets its. Catopsilia pomona (Specimen: courtesy of the Butterfly House, Coffs Harbour). The Caterpillar is green with a dark dorsal stripe, and has a pale green head with .

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Fourth Edition revised by J. Caterpillars of the World. Remember me Forgot password? Catopsilia scylla philea ; [ NHM card ]. Webarchive template wayback links Citation attribution CS1 maint: Cluster Map – User Locations.

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Bombay Natural History Society. In lightly marked specimens in addition to the discocellular spot, there is only an irregular terminal black band dentate inwardly and widest at the apex of the wing; in others there is pomonq addition a more or less diffuse highly curved macular postdiscal band that extends from the costa obliquely outwards down to vein 7, where it often touches the terminal black band, and thence is continued downward and slightly inclined inwards to interspace 1, getting gradually paler and fainter posteriorly.


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However, this is the preferred element if an object includes all of these things and details about conservation listings. The similar Catopsilia pyranthe caterpillar has a much broader black line leaving only a narrow green line on the back of the body. Merremia tridentata is a twining and prostrate herb. Retrieved June 30, The newly hatched has a cxtopsilia of about Taylor and Francis, Ltd.

The uppersides of both forms have thin black apical borders in males, while females have a broad dark apical area within which are several pale squarish spots. Pollination ecology of Merremia tridentata L.

Catopsilia pomona – Lemon Emigrant – Butterflies of India

A Synoptic Catalogue of the Butterflies of India ed. Chinsurah is a small town on the western bank of the Hugli River, a distributary of the river Gange It is a distributed platform of stand-alone, taxon-specific, natural history websites that give ownership and recognition to contributing naturalists.

Catopsilia pyranthe pythias ; [ NHM card ]. Antennae red, obscurely dotted with black, palpi and head above red, thorax clothed with long yellow, sometimes greenish hairs, abdomen pale yellow; beneath: Both forms have a broad black stripe along the side, below which is a slightly narrower cream stripe.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This plant is commonly cultivated across Singapore in gardens, parks, caopsilia connectors and even on the divider along major expressways. The tubercules immediately above the spiracular line being larger and more distinct giving the effect of a pomlna line over the white spiracular line. During these migrations both sexes, but especially the males, can be observed congregating in large groups on sunlit riverbanks and sandbars where they settle for long periods to imbibe mineralised moisture.


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This border in some specimens almost catospilia the tornus, in others terminates above vein 4; occasionally it is continued posteriorly by a series of block dots at the apices of the veins. The portal will be unavailable all day on Sunday 23rd Dec for maintenance. It has a white head capsule bearing several short setae.

Indian Foundation for Butterflies — Butterflies of India. The caterpillar when fully grown produces 2 morphs, one being yellowish green peppered with catoppsilia black dots, and the other being pale yellowish brown. During these migrations both sexes, but especially the males, can be observed congregating in large groups on sunlit riverbanks and sandbars where they settle for long periods to imbibe mineralised moisture.