Madeiran brimstone (Gonepteryx maderensis)

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Male Madeiran brimstone butterfly
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Madeiran brimstone fact file

Madeiran brimstone description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderLepidoptera
FamilyPieridae
GenusGonepteryx (1)

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Madeiran brimstone status

Classified as Endangered (EN) on the IUCN Red List (1).

IUCN Red List species status – Endangered

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References

  1. IUCN Red List (October, 2010)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org
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Male Madeiran brimstone butterfly  
Male Madeiran brimstone butterfly

© Antonio M. Franquinho Aguiar

Antonio M. F. Aguiar
Edificio Stadium II, nº 52, Bloco B1-3D
Rua Dr. Pita
9000-160 Funchal
Madeira
Portugal
amf.aguiar@netmadeira.com

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