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Pieris naganum (Moore, 1884)


class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Pieridae subfamily Pierinae tribe Pierini genus Pieris → species Pieris naganum

Species name(s)

Pieris naganum (Moore, 1884) = Mancipium naganum = Artogeia naganum = Talbotia naganum = Pieris naganum (Moore, 1884) = Pieris cisseis Leech, 1890.

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Synonyms and combinations

  • Mancipium naganum; Artogeia naganum; Talbotia naganum; Pieris naganum (Moore, 1884). [0]. Dmitriy Pozhogin.

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan 42-47 mm. It is one of the white butterflies, but male easily recognized by having black apex on UpF which expanding inwards in space 3 to mid-way between terman and the base of vein 3 and with black spots at cell-end and discal area in space 1b , HW unmarked; UN white except yellowish at FW apex and HW, with black markings at cell-end, mid space 3 and in space 1b. Female slightly larger and darker on UP, with additional black bands on FW at lower portion of the cell to termen in space 3 and in space 1a and 1b, HW with marginal black spots at the end of veins. [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Subspecies Pieris naganum


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Text data: Dmitriy Pozhogin, Svetlana Shchavelina.



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