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Appias lyncida (Cramer, [1777])

Самец  Appias lyncida


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

Species name(s)

Appias lyncida (Cramer, [1777]) = Papilio lyncida Cramer, [1777] = Papilio hippo Cramer, [1779] = Pieris enyo Boisduval, 1836 = Tachyris lyncida fabiola Fruhstorfer, 1905 = Appias (Appias) lyncida = Appias latifasciata Moore 1881 = Pieris enyo Boisduval, 1836 = Appias hippoides Moore 1881 = Pieris eleonora Boisduval, 1836 = Pieris enarete Boisduval, 1836.

Primary colors

Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Имаго  Appias lyncida

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan 45-55 mm. Male UP is pale yellowish-white with a series of triangular black marginal spots on both wings; UnH bright yellow, with a broad chocolate border. Female UpF dark dusting covering the whole cell, discal area with some white streaks, UpH bears longer triangular black marginal spots. In both sexes, the dark border on UnH is more or less half of the wing invasavaand much broader than ineleonora. [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Larva food plants

  • Capparis micracantha, Crateva adansonii, Crateva religiosa, Gynotroches axillaris [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Subspecies Appias lyncida


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Roger Dolorosa.

Text data: Svetlana Shchavelina.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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