Anthocharis damone

Anthocharis

Anthocharis is a genus of the butterfly tribe Anthocharini, in the Pieridae family. These are typically small, white-hued butterflies that have colorful marks just inside the tips of the forewings. The tip colors are usually a red-orange hue, hence the name "Orange Tip". The larvae of these butterfly often consume cruciferous plants containing chemicals called glucosinolates. Species and sub-species belonging to the Anthocharis genus include:

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