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Common Brimstone - Gonepteryx rhamni - female
Common Brimstone - Gonepteryx rhamni - female


Butterfly - Pieridae - Gonepteryx rhamni - Common Brimstone
Butterfly - Pieridae - Gonepteryx rhamni - Common Brimstone

Gonepteryx rhamni
Subspecies13
Common namesBrimstone, Common Brimstone, Brimstone butterfly
German namesZitronenfalter
Dutch namesCitroenvlinder, Citroentje
Danish namesCitronsommerfugl
Finnish namesSitruunaperhonen
Norwegian namesSitronsommerfugl
Swedish namesCitronfjäril
Spanish namesLimonera
Italian namesCedronella, Le
French namesCitron, Limon, Piéride du Nerprun, Le
AuthorCarl von Linné (Carl Nilsson Linnæus), 1758
Distribution
Continents:

Eurasia
Europe
North Europe (British Isles (United Kingdom (Great Britain (England (English Midlands (East Midlands (Leicestershire, Northamptonshire, Lincolnshire), West Midlands (Staffordshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire)), South England (Southeast England (Hampshire, Sussex (East Sussex, West Sussex), Surrey county, Kent (North Kent, East Kent), Berkshire, Oxfordshire, Buckinghamshire), Southwest England (Cornwall, Gloucestershire, Bristol, Somerset, Wiltshire, Dorsetshire, Devonshire), Greater London), East England (Hertfordshire, Essex, Cambridgeshire (Huntingdonshire), Suffolk, Bedfordshire), North England (Northeast England (Northumberland), Northwest England (Cumbria, Lancashire))), Wales (South Wales (Southeast Wales (Monmouthshire)))), Northern Ireland), Ireland), Germany (West Germany (North Rhine-Westphalia)), Scandinavia (Norway (Vestfold, Aust-Agder, Vest-Agder, Akershus, Buskerud, Oslo, Rogaland, Telemark, Hedmark, Hordaland, Møre and Romsdal, Nord-Trøndelag, Oppland, Sogn and Fjordane, Sør-Trøndelag, Østfold), Sweden, Denmark), Fennoscandia (Finland (Åland Islands)), Baltic region (Baltic States (Estonia, Latvia, Lithuania))), West Europe (Austria, France (South France (Corsica, Occitania (Midi-Pyrenees)), North France (Brittany (Finistere))), Switzerland, Benelux (Belgium, Netherlands, Luxembourg), Liechtenstein), South Europe (Italy (Italy Islands (Sicily, Sardinia), North Italy, South Italy (Abruzzo (L´Aquila)), Central Italy (Lazio (Rome))), Iberian Peninsula (Spain (South Spain (Andalusia)), Portugal, Andorra)), Central Europe (Hungary, Poland, Czech Republic (Moravia, Bohemia), Slovakia), Southeast Europe (Romania, Yugoslavia (Slovenia, Croatia, Macedonia (Republic of Macedonia), Serbia and Montenegro (Serbia), Bosnia and Herzegovina), Bulgaria, Greece, Albania), East Europe (Ukraine, Belarus), Malta
Asia
South Asia (Nepal, India (North India (Chandigarh)), Pakistan), Far East (East Asia (China, Japan, Korea (North Korea, South Korea))), West Asia (Near East (Turkey (Asia Minor), Israel, Iran)), Central Asia (Turkestan (Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan))
Caucasus
Armenia, Georgia
Russia
European Russia (North European Russia (Leningrad Oblast))
Africa
North Africa
Algeria, Tunisia, Morocco
Oceania
Polynesia
Norfolk Island


Ecozones:

Palaearctic
West Palaearctic


Fossils: Paleozoic,
Devonian,

CountriesAlbania, Algeria, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Belarus, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Hungary, India, Iran, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Latvia, Liechtenstein, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Macedonia, Malta, Morocco, Nepal, Netherlands, North Korea, Norway, Pakistan, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Russia, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Tunisia, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom
Links and ReferencesGonepteryx rhamni in faunaeur.org
Gonepteryx rhamni in leps.it
Gonepteryx rhamni in dyntaxa.se
Gonepteryx rhamni in Wikipedia (English)

Description of images / photos
Photography with Cameras
Nikon D3x, Nikon D300, Canon 50D
Image editing with Photoshop
1. Common Brimstone - Gonepteryx rhamni - female
2. Butterfly - Pieridae - Gonepteryx rhamni - Common Brimstone
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Taxonomy
ClassInsecta
Insects, True insects
SubclassPterygota
Winged insects
InfraclassNeoptera
Wing-folding insects
SuperorderHolometabola
Holometabolous Insects
OrderLepidoptera
Lepidopterans, Butterflies and Moths
SuborderGlossata
InfraorderHeteroneura
SectionCossina
SubsectionBombyces
SuperfamilyPapilionoidea
True butterflies, Butterflies
FamilyPieridae
Yellows & Whites & Sulphurs, Yellow White Butterflies, Orange-tips, Sulphurs, White butterflies, Brimstones, Orangetips, Sulfurs, Tip butterflies, Whites and Yellows, Whites, Yellows, Whites and Sulphurs
SubfamilyColiadinae
Sulphurs, Yellows, Sulfurs, Orange Tip Butterflies, Oranges
TribeGonepterygini
GenusGonepteryx
Brimstones, Brimstone
Speciesrhamni
Gonepteryx rhamni
Brimstone, Common Brimstone, Brimstone butterfly
AuthorLinnaeus, 1758
 
Synonyms
Gonepteryx rhamni
Gonepteryx rhamni gilgitica
Gonepteryx rhamni matsakii
Gonepteryx rhamni miljanowskii
Gonepteryx rhamni rhamni
Gonepteryx rhamni tianshanica
Gonepteryx rhamni transiens
Papilio ecclipsis
Papilio rhamni
Rhodocera rhamni
 
Subspecies
Gonepteryx rhamni amurensis
Gonepteryx rhamni burmensis
Gonepteryx rhamni chinensis
Gonepteryx rhamni gilgitica
Gonepteryx rhamni gravesi
Gonepteryx rhamni matsakii
Gonepteryx rhamni maxima
Gonepteryx rhamni meridionalis
Gonepteryx rhamni miljanowskii
Gonepteryx rhamni nepalensis
Gonepteryx rhamni rhamni
Gonepteryx rhamni tianshanica
Gonepteryx rhamni transiens
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Keywords
ABCDEFGHIJKLM
NOPQRSTUVWXYZ
German Flag Zitronenfalter
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