Gonepteryx maderensis

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Madeira brimstone
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Euarthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pieridae
Genus: Gonepteryx
G. maderensis
Binomial name
Gonepteryx maderensis
Felder, 1862

Gonepteryx maderensis, the Madeira brimstone, is a species of butterfly in the family Pieridae. It is endemic to Madeira. Its natural habitat is temperate forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


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