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Appias lalage (Doubleday, 1842)


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

Species name(s)

Appias lalage (Doubleday, 1842) = Pieris lalage Doubleday, 1842 = Appias lalage lalage.

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Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan 45-55 mm. Male similar toAppias pandionebut the inner edge of black border continued for a short distance in space 3 and not reaching the black spot at end cell; UnH yellowish-white with obscure markings not as dark as in the former species. Female similar to that ofAppias pandionebut darker with broader borders and FW black border extended mid-way along dorsum to the base, HW with two additional white submarginal spots in spaces 5 and 6. [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Subspecies Appias lalage


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