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Appias cardena (Hewitson, [1861])

Самец  Appias cardena


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

Species name(s)

Appias cardena (Hewitson, [1861]) = Pieris cardena Hewitson, 1861 = Tachyris cardena perakana Fruhstorfer, 1902.

Primary colors

Brown/Gray/Black, White.

Самец  Appias cardena

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan 60-70 mm. Male UP is white, FW with a narrow black border at costa, broader at apex and along the termen to space 2, HW border narrow and darkened inwards along the veins; UN markings on FW is similar to the UP, HW yellow at basal half of the wing, heavily black dusting along veins and with a narrow dark border at tornal area. [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Subspecies Appias cardena


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Alex Dumchus.

Text data: Svetlana Shchavelina.

Color characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov.



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