Delias

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Delias
Temporal range: Miocene-Recent, Inferred from molecular phylogeny
Delias descombesi MHNT (3).jpg
Delias descombesi
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Pieridae
Genus:Delias
Hübner, [1819]
Synonyms
  • Cathaemia Hübner, [1819]
  • Symmachlas Hübner, [1821]
  • Harpanota Swainson, 1851
  • Thyca Wallengren, 1858
  • Piccarda Grote, 1900
 
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Delias
Temporal range: Miocene-Recent, Inferred from molecular phylogeny
Delias descombesi MHNT (3).jpg
Delias descombesi
Scientific classification
Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Arthropoda
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Pieridae
Genus:Delias
Hübner, [1819]
Synonyms
  • Cathaemia Hübner, [1819]
  • Symmachlas Hübner, [1821]
  • Harpanota Swainson, 1851
  • Thyca Wallengren, 1858
  • Piccarda Grote, 1900

Delias is a genus of butterflies. There are about 250 species of Delias, found in South Asia and Australia. Delias is considered to have its evolutionary origins in the Australian region.[1]

Species[edit]

  • The singhapura species-group
    • Delias agoranis Grose-Smith, 1887
    • Delias kuehni Honrath, 1887 (or Delias kuhni)
    • Delias singhapura (Wallace, 1867)
    • Delias themis (Hewitson, 1861)
  • The nysa species-group
    • Delias battana Fruhstorfer, 1896
    • Delias blanca (Felder, C & R Felder, 1862)
    • Delias dice (van Vollenhoven, 1865)
    • Delias dumasi Rothschild, 1925
    • Delias enniana Oberthür, 1880
    • Delias fruhstorferi (Honrath, 1891)
    • Delias ganymedes Okumoto, 1981
    • Delias georgina (Felder, C & R Felder, 1861)
    • Delias hempeli Dannatt, 1904
    • Delias lemoulti Talbot, 1931
    • Delias manuselensis Talbot, 1920
    • Delias maudei Joicey & Noakes, 1915
    • Delias momea (Boisduval, 1836)
    • Delias nuydaorum Schröder, H, 1975
    • Delias nysa (Fabricius, 1775)
    • Delias pulla Talbot, 1937
    • Delias ribbei Röber, 1886
    • Delias schoenigi Schröder, H, 1975
    • Delias schuppi Talbot, 1928
    • Delias vietnamensis Monastyrskii & Devyatkin, 2000
    • Delias waterstradti Rothschild, 1915
  • The chrysomelaena species-group
    • Delias caliban Grose-Smith, 1897
    • Delias chrysomelaena (van Vollenhoven, 1866)
    • Delias ladas Grose-Smith, 1894
    • Delias talboti Joicey & Noakes, 1915
    • Delias totila Heller, 1896
  • The stresemanni species-group
    • Delias lecerfi Joicey & Talbot, 1922
    • Delias schmassmanni Joicey & Talbot, 1923
    • Delias stresemanni Rothschild, 1915
  • The geraldina species-group
    • Delias abrophora Roepke, 1955
    • Delias argentata Roepke, 1955
    • Delias aroae (Ribbe, 1900)
    • Delias cuningputi (Ribbe, 1900)
    • Delias daniensis van Mastrigt, 2003
    • Delias destrigata van Mastrigt, 1996
    • Delias dortheysi van Mastrigt, 2002
    • Delias eudiabolus Rothschild, 1915
    • Delias fascelis Jordan, 1912
    • Delias geraldina Grose-Smith, 1894
    • Delias heroni Kenrick, 1909
    • Delias hikarui Yagishita, 1993
    • Delias hypomelas Rothschild & Jordan, 1907
    • Delias imitator Kenrick, 1911
    • Delias inopinata Lachlan, 2000
    • Delias itamputi Ribbe, 1900
    • Delias langda Gerrits & van Mastrigt, 1992
    • Delias microsticha Rothschild, 1904
    • Delias nigropunctata Joicey & Noakes, 1915
    • Delias oktanglap van Mastrigt, 1990
    • Delias pheres Jordan, 1912
    • Delias rileyi Joicey & Talbot, 1922
    • Delias sagessa Fruhstorfer, 1910
    • Delias sinak Mastrigt, 1990
    • Delias sphenodiscus Roepke, 1955
    • Delias subapicalis Orr & Sibatani, 1985
    • Delias takashii Sakuma, 1999
    • Delias thompsoni Joicey & Talbot, 1916
  • The eichhorni species-group
    • Delias antara Roepke, 1955
    • Delias carstensziana Rothschild, 1915
    • Delias catisa Jordan, 1912
    • Delias eichhorni Rothschild, 1904
    • Delias frater Jordan, 1912
    • Delias gilliardi Sanford & Bennett, 1955
    • Delias hallstromi Sanford & Bennett, 1955
    • Delias leucobalia Jordan, 1912
    • Delias muliensis Morinaka, van Mastrigt & Sibatani, 1991
    • Delias toxopei Roepke, 1955
  • The bornemanni species-group
    • Delias bornemanni Ribbe, 1900
    • Delias caroli Kenrick, 1909
    • Delias castaneus Kenrick, 1909
    • Delias nais Jordan, 1912
    • Delias pratti Kenrick, 1909
    • Delias zebra Roepke, 1955
  • The iltis species-group
    • Delias arabuana Roepke, 1955
    • Delias awongkor van Mastrigt, 1989
    • Delias bakeri Kenrick, 1909
    • Delias callista Jordan, 1912
    • Delias flavistriga Roepke, 1955
    • Delias iltis Ribbe, 1900
    • Delias luctuosa Jordan, 1912
    • Delias mesoblema Jordan, 1912
    • Delias raymondi Schröder & Treadaway, 1982
  • The weiskei species-group
    • Delias callima Rothschild & Jordan, 1905
    • Delias campbelli Joicey & Talbot, 1922
    • Delias hapalina Jordan, 1912
    • Delias leucias Jordan, 1912
    • Delias marguerita Joicey & Talbot, 1922
    • Delias nieuwenhuisi van Mastrigt, 1990
    • Delias phippsi Joicey & Talbot, 1922
    • Delias pseodomarguerita Gerrits & van Mastrigt, 1992
    • Delias rosamontana Roepke, 1955
    • Delias tessei Joicey & Talbot, 1916
    • Delias virgo Gerrits & van Mastrigt, 1992
    • Delias weiskei Ribbe, 1900
  • The kummeri species-group
    • Delias alepa Jordan, 1912
    • Delias bothwelli Kenrick, 1909
    • Delias dixeyi Kenrick, 1909
    • Delias isocharis Rothschild & Jordan, 1907
    • Delias kummeri Ribbe, 1900
    • Delias ligata Rothschild, 1904
    • Delias strix Yagishita, 1993
  • The nigrina species-group
    • Delias buruana Rothschild, 1899
    • Delias dohertyi (Oberthür, 1894)
    • Delias duris (Hewitson, 1861)
    • Delias eximia Rothschild, 1925
    • Delias funerea Rothschild, 1894
    • Delias joiceyi Talbot, 1920
    • Delias nigrina (Fabricius, 1775)
    • Delias ornytion (Godman & Salvin, 1881)
    • Delias prouti Joicey & Talbot, 1923
    • Delias wollastoni Rothschild, 1915
  • The belladonna species-group
    • Delias belladonna (Fabricius, 1793)
    • Delias benasu Martin, L, 1913
    • Delias berinda (Moore, 1872)
    • Delias lativitta Leech, 1893
    • Delias patrua Leech, 1890
    • Delias sanaca (Moore, 1857)
    • Delias subnubila Leech, 1893
    • Delias wilemani Jordan, 1925
  • The aglaia/pasithoe species-group
    • Delias acalis (Godart, 1819)
    • Delias crithoe (Guérin-Méneville & Percheron, 1835)
    • Delias pasithoe (Linnaeus, 1767)
    • Delias henningia (Eschscholtz, 1821)
    • Delias ninus (Wallace, 1867)
    • Delias woodi Talbot, 1928
  • The albertisi species-group
    • Delias albertisi (Oberthür, 1880)
    • Delias discus Honrath, 1886
    • Delias telefominensis Yagishita, 1993
  • The clathrata species-group
    • Delias autumnalis Roepke, 1955
    • Delias bobaga van Mastrigt, 1996
    • Delias catocausta Jordan, 1912
    • Delias clathrata Rothschild, 1904
    • Delias elongatus Kenrick, 1911
    • Delias fioretti van Mastrigt, 1996
    • Delias hiemalis Roepke, 1955
    • Delias hemianops Gerrits & van Mastrigt, 1992
    • Delias inexpectata Rothschild, 1915
    • Delias klossi Rothschild, 1915
    • Delias mariae Joicey & Talbot, 1916
    • Delias menooensis Joicey & Talbot, 1922
    • Delias mira Rothschild, 1904
    • Delias nakanokeikoae Yagishita, 1993
    • Delias neeltje Gerrits & van Mastrigt, 1992
    • Delias roepkei Sanford & Bennett, 1955
    • Delias sawyeri van Mastrigt, 2000
    • Delias sigit van Mastrigt, 1990
    • Delias walshae Roepke, 1955
  • The niepelti species-group
  • The belisama species-group
    • Delias aganippe (Donovan, 1805)
    • Delias apoensis Talbot, 1928
    • Delias aruna (Boisduval, 1832)
    • Delias aurantia Doherty, 1891
    • Delias belisama (Cramer, 1779)
    • Delias descombesi (Boisduval, 1836)
    • Delias diaphana Semper, G, 1878
    • Delias ellipsis Joannis, 1901
    • Delias eumolpe Grose-Smith, 1889
    • Delias harpalyce (Donovan, 1805)
    • Delias levicki Rothschild, 1927
    • Delias madetes (Godman & Salvin, 1878)
    • Delias oraia Doherty, 1891
    • Delias splendida Rothschild, 1894
    • Delias zebuda (Hewitson, 1862)
  • The dorimene species-group
    • Delias agostina (Hewitson, 1852)
    • Delias alberti Rothschild, 1904
    • Delias apatela Joicey & Talbot, 1923
    • Delias baracasa Semper, G, 1890
    • Delias biaka Joicey & Noakes, 1915
    • Delias dorimene (Stoll, 1782)
    • Delias dorylaea (Felder, C & R Felder, 1865)
    • Delias echidna (Hewitson, 1861)
    • Delias eileenae Joicey & Talbot, 1927
    • Delias gabia (Boisduval, 1832)
    • Delias hippodamia (Wallace, 1867)
    • Delias mavroneria Fruhstorfer, 1914
    • Delias melusina Staudinger, 1890
    • Delias narses Heller, 1896
    • Delias rothschildi Holland, W, 1900
    • Delias subviridis Joicey & Talbot, 1922
  • The isse species-group
    • Delias bosnikiana Joicey & Noakes, 1915
    • Delias candida (van Vollenhoven, 1865)
    • Delias ennia (Wallace, 1867)
    • Delias isse (Cramer, 1775)
    • Delias lytaea (Godman & Salvin, 1878)
    • Delias periboea (Godart, 1819)
    • Delias sacha Grose-Smith, 1895
  • The hyparete species-group
    • Delias argenthona (Fabricius, 1793)
    • Delias bagoe (Boisduval, 1832)
    • Delias ceneus (Linnaeus, 1758)
    • Delias eucharis (Drury, 1773)
    • Delias euphemia Grose-Smith, 1894
    • Delias fasciata Rothschild, 1894
    • Delias doylei Sanford & Bennett, 1955
    • Delias hyparete (Linnaeus, 1758)
    • Delias mitisi Staudinger, 1895
    • Delias mysis (Fabricius, 1775)
    • Delias lara (Boisduval, 1836)
    • Delias periboea (Godart, 1819)
    • Delias poecilea (van Vollenhoven, 1865)
    • Delias rosenbergii (van Vollenhoven, 1865)
    • Delias salvini Butler, 1882
    • Delias sambawana Rothschild, 1894
    • Delias schoenbergi Rothschild, 1895
    • Delias timorensis (Boisduval, 1836)
  • The ? species-group
    • Delias africanus Kenrick, 1911
    • Delias akikoae Morita, 2001
    • Delias akrikensis Lachlan, 1999
    • Delias angabungana Talbot, 1928
    • Delias binniensis Lachlan, 2000
    • Delias brandti Müller, C, 2001
    • Delias chimbu Orr & Sibatani, 1986
    • Delias cumanau van Mastrigt, 2006
    • Delias durai van Mastrigt, 2006
    • Delias endela Jordan, 1930
    • Delias eschatia Joicey & Talbot, 1923
    • Delias felis Lachlan, 2000
    • Delias flavissima Orr & Sibatani, 1985
    • Delias fojaensis van Mastrigt, 2006
    • Delias hagenensis Morinaka, van Mastrigt & Sibatani, 1993
    • Delias hidecoae Nakano, 1993
    • Delias kazueae Kitahara, 1986
    • Delias kikuoi Okano, 1989
    • Delias konokono Orr & Sibatani, 1986
    • Delias kristianiae van Mastrigt, 2006
    • Delias laknekei Miller, L, Simon & Wills, 2007
    • Delias magsadana Yamamoto, 1995
    • Delias mandaya Yamamoto & Takei, 1982
    • Delias manuselensis Talbot, 1920
    • Delias mayrhoferi Bang-Haas, O, 1939
    • Delias messalina Arora, 1983
    • Delias mullerensis Morinaka & Nakazawa, 1999
    • Delias ormoensis van Mastrigt, 2006
    • Delias paoaiensis Inomata & Nakano, 1987
    • Delias shirozui Yata, 1981
    • Delias shunichii Morita, 1996
    • Delias vidua Joicey & Talbot, 1922
    • Delias yagishitai Morita, 2003

References[edit]

  1. ^ Braby, M.F. and N.E. Pierce. 2006. Systematics, biogeography and diversification of the Indo-Australian genus Delias Hübner (Lepidoptera: Pieridae): phylogenetic evidence supports an ‘out-of-Australia’ origin. Systematic Entomology (2007), 32

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