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Delias pasithoe (Linnaeus, 1767)

Имаго  Delias pasithoe


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

Species name(s)

Delias pasithoe (Linnaeus, 1767) = Papilio pasithoe Linnaeus, 1767 = Papilio aglaia Linnaeus, 1758 = Delias aglaia = Delias pasithoe pasithoe = Papilio porsenna Cramer, [1775 = Delias pandecta Staudinger 1889 = Delias aglaia curasena Fruhstorfer, 1908 = Delias pasithoe silviae Jakusch, 2003.


Zoogeographical regions



65—75 mm.

Имаго  Delias pasithoe

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan 65-75 mm. UP is black with white markings and broad yellow at dorsum of HW, UnH black with a large red patch at base, discal and postdiscal areas yellow except dark dusted veins and the border broadly darkened. [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.


  • Nepal, Sikkim, Bhutan, Assam, Burma, China, Thailand, Malaysia, Taiwan, Burma, Balabak, Philippines, Borneo, Sumatra, Nias, Java, Bali. [9]. Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Larva food plants

  • Helixanthera cylindrica, Loranthus pentandra [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Subspecies Delias pasithoe


Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Photos: Vasiliy Feoktistov.

Text data: Vasiliy Feoktistov, Svetlana Shchavelina.

Main characteristics formalization: Peter Khramov, Sergei Kotov, Vasiliy Feoktistov.



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15.11.2014 11:51, Vasiliy Feoktistov Corrected data.

Wingspan: No formalized data → 65—75 mm.

07.02.2014 23:45, Sergei Kotov Corrected data.

Zoogeographical regions: No formalized data → Indo-Malayan.

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