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Appias indra (Moore, 1857)

Имаго  Appias indra


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

Species name(s)

Appias indra (Moore, 1857) = Pieris indra Moore, 1857 = Appias indra indra = Tachyris indigis Weymer, 1887 = Appias leptis balinus Fruhstorfer , 1908 = Appias indra aristoxemus Fruhstorfer, 1908 = Appias leptis eurytus Fruhstorfer , 1913 = Appias indra treadawayi Schröder, 1975 = Appias leptis myndus Fruhstorfer , 1913.


50—60 mm.

Primary colors

Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Имаго  Appias indra

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan 50-60 mm. Male, UP white with broad black at apex and usually containing two small didduse, white spots in space 5 and 6, the black border produced inwardly in space 3. Female markings are similar but with much broader borders. Subsp. planain both sexes is easily distinguished from others by the widest black border at apex of FW, female with a broader black border at apex of HW, which is narrow in the male. In male of subsp. thronion, which occurs in Chanthaburi area (Thailand), FW black border at apex usually contains of two uniform white spots, UnH and apex of UnF tined with pale yellow, more yellower than inindra, while those areas in the female are lemmon yellow as illustrated. Subsp. indrais a variation subspecies, in male, markings on UpF variable, but occasionally with small additional subapical white spots in spaces 3, 4 and 7, female with a broad black border on HW and may contain a series of submarginal white spots inside in the specimens from Chiang Mai (Thailand), but HW border is narrower in the specimens from the peninsula. [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Subspecies Appias indra


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Andrey Kravtsov.

Text data: Svetlana Shchavelina.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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28.06.2015 18:03, Peter Khramov Corrected data.

Wingspan: No formalized data → 50—60 mm.

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