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IMG_2404/Thailand/Koh Samui Island/Delias Hyparète Métarète/female/Verso/

Delias hyparete, the painted Jezebel, is a medium-sized butterfly of the family Pieridae, found in South Asia and Southeast Asia.

Painted Jezebel

 

Family: Pieridae

Subfamily: Pierinae

Genus Delias

Species: hyparete

Subspecies: metarete

Common Name: Painted Jezebel

Wingspan: 70-80 mm

Status: Common

Life History: complete

Extant in countries: •Thailand •Malaysia •Singapore

The butterfly is most often seen in the early part of the day. During the heat of mid day, they can usually be found sheltering in shade under trees to escape the direct heat of the sun.

 

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Taken on March 23, 2018