Colotis ione

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Bushveld purple tip
Colotis ione, J Dobson, a.jpg
Male
Colotis ione-01 (xndr).jpg
Female
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Clade: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pieridae
Genus: Colotis
Species: C. ione
Binomial name
Colotis ione
(Godart, 1819)
Synonyms
  • Pieris ione Godart, 1819
  • Anthocharis phlegyas Butler, 1865
  • Euchloe coliagenes Butler, 1867
  • Euchloe jalone Butler, 1869
  • Teracolus buxtoni Butler, 1876
  • Teracolus imperator Butler, 1876
  • Callosune jalone var. natalensis Staudinger, 1885
  • Teracolus bacchus Butler, 1888
  • Callosune mrogoroana Vuillot, 1891
  • Teracolus bettoni Butler, 1898
  • Teracolus difficilis Sharpe, 1900
  • Teracolus schuberti Suffert, 1904
  • Teracolus bacchus hydrophobus Suffert, 1904
  • Teracolus ione aurivillii Suffert, 1904
  • Teracolus bacchus f. anomalus Aurivillius, 1910
  • Teracolus bacchus f. rubidipuncta Joicey and Talbot, 1927
  • Teracolus bacchus f. obsolescens Joicey and Talbot, 1927
  • Colotis ione f. primularis Talbot, 1939
  • Colotis ione f. cardamines Talbot, 1939
  • Colotis ione f. leucozona Talbot, 1939
  • Colotis ione f. xanthozona Talbot, 1939
  • Colotis ione f. leda Talbot, 1939
  • Colotis ione f. xerophila Talbot, 1939
  • Colotis ione f. malindini Stoneham, 1940
  • Colotis ione f. sukuni Stoneham, 1940
  • Colotis ione f. erubescens Talbot, 1942
  • Colotis phlegyas ab. pierardi Dufrane, 1947
  • Colotis ione f. polychroma Stoneham, 1957

Colotis ione, the bushveld purple tip, common purple tip, or violet tip, is a butterfly of the family Pieridae. It is found in the dry parts of Africa south of the Sahara.

The wingspan is 45–52 mm.

The larva feed on Maerua, Boscia, Capparis, Ritchiea, and Cadaba species.

Female Colotis antevippe, NOT ione, Uganda

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