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Dercas verhuelli (van der Hoeven, 1839)

Taxonomy

class Insecta subclass Pterygota infraclass Neoptera superorder Holometabola order Lepidoptera superfamily Papilionoidea family Pieridae subfamily Coliadinae genus Dercas → species Dercas verhuelli

Species name(s)

Dercas verhuelli (van der Hoeven, 1839) = Colias verhuelli van der Hoeven, 1839.

urn:lsid:insecta.pro:taxonomy:46825

Detailed information with references

Habitus and Differences from alike species

  • Wingspan 60-75 mm. Antennae are very short, less than one third the length of the FW, on both wings the cell is short, much less than half the wing length. FW apex produced into a sharp point process in doubledayi especially in the female, HW strongly caudate at vein 4. UP, sulfar yellow with dark brown markings at FW apex. Apex in male of parva not produced into a sharp pointed process and strongly crenulated below the apex, the latter is much smaller in size than the former. [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Larva food plants

  • Dalbergia candenatensis, Dalbergia cochinchinensis, Dalbergia oliveri [144]. Svetlana Shchavelina.

Subspecies Dercas verhuelli

Authors

Initial species uploading to the site: Peter Khramov.

Text data: Svetlana Shchavelina.

References

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