Saturday, 22 August 2015

Ixias pyrene (Yellow Orange Tip) - Sikkim Butterfly



Scientific classification

Kingdom:             Animalia
Phylum:               Arthropoda
Class:                    Insecta
Order:                  Lepidoptera
Family:                 Pieridae
Genus:                  Ixias
Species:                 I. pyrene
Binomial name:    Ixias pyrene (Linnaeus 1764)

Other Names:  Yellow Orange Tip


Special feature:  This species is most common among the genus Ixias. They are ten species in numbers. 

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