Common Name: Red-spot Jezebel
Scientific Name: Delias descombesi
Size: 65-75 mm (wingspan)
Location: Sitapaila, Kathmandu
Red-spot Jezebel are found from elevation ranging from 80m above sea level to 2100m. These beautiful medium-sized butterflies of the family Pieridae can be spotted in open country and around flowers.
The male (above picture, right) has a bright yellow-and-red markings on the underside and the female has a dull yellow color. The upper side of the male is white whereas the female is grey brown. (above, female on the left)
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