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Phrissura aegis (C. & R. Felder, 1861)

Имаго  Phrissura aegis


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

Species name(s)

Phrissura aegis (C. & R. Felder, 1861) = Pieris aegis C. & R. Felder, 1861 = Appias (Phrissura) aegis.

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Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan 45-55 mm. Male UP is pale greenish white, FW black border broad at apex and along termen, wide narrowing towards tornus, the inner edge of the black border strongly serrated, HW white with marginal black spots; UN similar to the UP but without marginal black spots on HW. Female has dark dusted markings on both wings, remaining a whitish patch across the end-cell, broken into faded-spots towards tornus on the FW and whitish at mid HW. [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Subspecies Phrissura aegis


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

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Text data: Svetlana Shchavelina.



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