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Prioneris philonome (Boisduval, 1836)

Имаго  Prioneris philonome


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

Species name(s)

Prioneris philonome (Boisduval, 1836) = Prioneris vollenhovi = Prioneris themana = Pieris philonome Boisduval, 1836.

Имаго  Prioneris philonome

Detailed information with references

Synonyms and combinations

  • Prioneris vollenhovi; Prioneris themana. [0]. Dmitriy Pozhogin.

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan 70-80 mm. Similar toPrioneris thesthylisbut UnH has a small orange-red basal spot and four-fifths of UnH is yellow in male and yellow is more extensive in female. Subsp. clemantheis more rich yellow and the markings in ofthemanaare darker than the former at tornal area of ​​the UnH. [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Larva food plants

  • Capparis zeylanica, Capparis sepiaria [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Subspecies Prioneris philonome


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

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Text data: Dmitriy Pozhogin, Svetlana Shchavelina.



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