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Aporia agathon (Gray, 1831)


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

Species name(s)

Aporia agathon (Gray, 1831) = Pieris agathon Gray, 1831 = Metaporia agathon = Aporia agathon agathon = Pieris phryxe Boisduval, 1836 = Aporia agathon sapaensis Funahashi, 2003.

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan 75-85 mm. Male UP is yellowish-white to grayish-white with all veins broadly black, FW cell are heavily dusted, HW cell richer white; UN similar to the UP and with a prominent orange spot at base of HW. It mimicsParantica ssp.OfDanaidae. [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Larva food plants

  • Mahonia siamensis [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Subspecies Aporia agathon


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