Delias aestiva Butler 1897
Subspecies and range of Delias aestiva :
. aestiva - NW Australia
Notes on Delias aestiva :
Delias aestiva was before classified as a subspecies of Delias mysis. Mickael Braby raised in 2012 aestiva as full species. He also showed that D. aestiva larvaes feed on an Euphorbiaceae unlike the large majority of Delias species who feed on Loranthaceae.
It is a rare species in collection.
Group hyparete species :