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Giant Orange Tip Butterfly

Giant Orange Tip Butterfly

Giant Orange Tip or Great Orange Tip (Hebomoia glaucippe) is found in forests, hills and areas of heavy rainfall. They are rare in open plains. The upper side of Giant Orange Tips is white. On the apical half of the forewings, there is a large black edged orange patch, traversed by black veins and a series of black triangular spots. The hind wings have a prominent black costal spot. The underside of the forewing has a white base and brown or reddish mottled apex. The mottling on the hind wings is dark. Wingspan is 80- 100mm.