Pieridae Pierinae Anthocharini Euchloe (Elphinstonia) bazae Euchloe (Elphinstonia) penia
Euchloe (Elphinstonia) charlonia (Donzel, 1842)
Greenish Black-tip

Genus: Euchloe Hübner, [1819]   Subgenus: Elphinstonia Klots, 1930   Original genus: Anthocharis Boisduval, Rambur, Dumeril & Graslin, 1833

Adult:
E. (Elphinstonia) charlonia (© Michel Tarrier)
Adult ssp. charlonia (Donzel, 1842), Taliouine, Anti-Atlas, Morocco
(Photo by Michel Tarrier, Les Papillons, mémoire vive du Maroc)
E. (Elphinstonia) charlonia (© Michel Tarrier)
Adults (mating) ssp. charlonia (Donzel, 1842), Tiznit, Anti-Atlas, Morocco
(Photo by Michel Tarrier, Les Papillons, mémoire vive du Maroc)
E. (Elphinstonia) charlonia (© Matt Rowlings)
Adult, Anti Atlas, Morocco, May 1998
(Photo by Matt Rowlings, Matt's European Butterflies)
E. (Elphinstonia) charlonia (© Matt Rowlings)
Adult, Agadir, Morocco, March 2001
(Photo by Matt Rowlings, Matt's European Butterflies)

Distribution:
Canary Islands, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Egypt, Sudan, Saudi Arabia, Oman, Jordan, Israel, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Iran, Turkmenistan, Pakistan, NW India

Foodplants:
Reseda villosa, Succowia balearica, Moricandia arvensis, Eryngium tenue, Eruca vesicaria, Diplotaxis pendula, Diplotaxis acris, Cleome arabica, Lonchophora capiomontana

To know more about:
Matt Rowlings - Matt's European Butterflies - Elphinstonia charlonia page

Home