Saturday, 18 October 2014

Redspot Jezebel (Delias descombesi ) - Sikkim Butterfly

Redspot Jezebel  (Delias descombesi - female)
Place : Shantinagar, Singtam, East Sikkim,
Date: October 18, 2014
Pic: Shital Pradhan
Scientific classification
Kingdom:             Animalia
Phylum:               Arthropoda
Class:                    Insecta
Order:                  Lepidoptera
Family:                 Pieridae
Genus:                  Delias
Species:                 D. descombesi
Binomial name:    Delias descombesi  (Boisduval, 1836)
Other Names: Redspot Jezebel
Special feature: The male is white on the upperside while the female is black dusted on the upperside forewings

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