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Delias flavistriga

Delias flavistriga ssp. flavistriga


Delias is a species of Pieridae butterfly in the subfamily Pierinae. There are about 225 described species in the family Delias, often with brightly coloured patterned wings. Males can sometimes be found imbibing moisture at the edges of streams. Both sexes very mobile and are more often seen in flight then settled. Wingspan is 65 - 75mm (2.5 - 3 inches)


Mountain stream at 7175 Ft, 2174 meters, surrounded by primary montane rainforest.

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pamsai a year ago

Thanks Michael for your common and congratulations...

pamsai a year ago

thanks Neil.,.,.

pamsai a year ago

thanks Antonio for the kind words and appreciation of my butterflies !

Michael Strydom
Michael Strydom a year ago

Awsome Eye on the shot! Congrats on SOTD :)

Neil Ross
Neil Ross a year ago

Beautiful. Congratulations, Pam.

pamsai a year ago

Thank you Daniele for SOTD for my Delias... A really good idea to group them all together.

Awesome Pam,great work,you rock :-) congrats on the well deserved SOTD and thanks for sharing your super interesting spotting page

DanielePralong a year ago

Congratulations Pam, we're featuring all your latest Delias additions from Papua as our Spotting of the Day:

"We continue our exploration of unique lepidopterans from Papua thanks to our traveling member pamsai, with today an entire collection of stunning butterflies in the genus Delias! With some 255 species, Delias (family Pieridae) is the world's largest butterfly genus. Their visual appeal and exceptional diversity has made them popular research and -unfortunately- collection subjects. The great majority of Delias species (about 150, with some recently discovered) are confined to mainland New Guinea.
Discover pamsai's collection here: "



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Papua, Indonesia

Spotted on Oct 2, 2018
Submitted on Dec 5, 2018

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