dcsimg

Brief Summary

Comprehensive Description

    Colotis
    provided by wikipedia
    Butterfly genus in family Pieridae

     src=
    Small orange-tip (C. etrida) in Narsapur, Medak district, India
     src=
    Veined tip (C. vesta) Lake Manyara National Park, Tanzania

    Colotis, called orange tips or Arabs, is a genus of butterflies of the subfamily Pierinae found mainly in Africa and south-western Asia.[1] The larvae of all Colotis species specialize on plants in the family Capparaceae.

    Species

    Listed alphabetically within subgroups:[2]

    Subgenus Colotis Hübner, [1819]:

    Subgenus Teracolus (Swainson, 1833):

    Subgenus Cuneacolotis (Henning et al., 1997):

    Subgenus Gideona (Klots, 1933):

    Status unknown:

    • Colotis fallax (Wichgraf, 1913), described from East Africa

    References

     src= Wikimedia Commons has media related to Colotis.  src= Wikispecies has information related to Colotis
    1. ^ Woodhall, Steve (2005). Field Guide to Butterflies of South Africa. Cape Town, South Africa: Struik. ISBN 978-1-86872-724-7..mw-parser-output cite.citation{font-style:inherit}.mw-parser-output q{quotes:"""""'"'"}.mw-parser-output code.cs1-code{color:inherit;background:inherit;border:inherit;padding:inherit}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-free a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/6/65/Lock-green.svg/9px-Lock-green.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-limited a,.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-registration a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/d/d6/Lock-gray-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-gray-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-lock-subscription a{background:url("//upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/thumb/a/aa/Lock-red-alt-2.svg/9px-Lock-red-alt-2.svg.png")no-repeat;background-position:right .1em center}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration{color:#555}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription span,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration span{border-bottom:1px dotted;cursor:help}.mw-parser-output .cs1-hidden-error{display:none;font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-visible-error{font-size:100%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-subscription,.mw-parser-output .cs1-registration,.mw-parser-output .cs1-format{font-size:95%}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-left,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-left{padding-left:0.2em}.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-right,.mw-parser-output .cs1-kern-wl-right{padding-right:0.2em}
    2. ^ Colotis at Markku Savela's Lepidoptera and Some Other Life Forms

    license
    cc-by-sa-3.0
    copyright
    Wikipedia authors and editors
    original
    visit source
    partner site
    wikipedia
    ID
    0dc12f9ac94b43eb4b523bdf1258d4f6