Delias oraia Doherty 1891
Delias oraia bratana (female)
21 December 2022
Picture by Yi-Kai Tea
Subspecies and range of Delias oraia :
. oraia Doherty 1891 - Sumbawa, Lombok
synonym vasumitra Fruhstorfer 1910
. lydia Fruhstorfer 1897 - Flores
. adonarensis Rothschild 1925 - Adonara, Alor
. bratana Kalis 1941 - Bali
synonym trig D'Abrera 1982
. solorensis Yagishita & Nakano 1993 - Solor
Notes on Delias oraia :
Very similar to Delias descombesi, but with much brighter orange colouration on the underside of the male hind wing. The female underside is considerably stronger marked than descombesi.
This species is common.
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