Hebomoia leucippe

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Hebomoia leucippe
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pieridae
Genus: Hebomoia
Species: H. leucippe
Binomial name
Hebomoia leucippe
(Cramer, [1775])

Papilio leucippe

Hebomoia leucippe is a butterfly in the family Pieridae. It is endemic to the Moluccas and Peleng in Indonesia. The wingspan of H. leucippe is approximately 8 cm (3.1 in).


  • H. l. leucippe (Cramer, [1775]) – from Ambon, Haruku, and Saparua
  • H. l. daemonis Fruhstorfer, 1907 – from Seram
  • H. l. leucogynia (Wallace, 1863) – from Buru
  • H. l. detanii Nishimura, 1983 – entirely orange, from Pelang, Banggai

Gallery of subspecies[edit]