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|Delias periboea periboea male Java|
Delias periboea is a butterfly in the family Pieridae. It was described by Jean-Baptiste Godart in 1819. It is found in both the Indomalayan realm and the Australasian realm; East and West of the Wallace line.
The wingspan is about 62–74 mm. Adults have white submarginal spots on the upper forewings and there is a tiny red subcellular spot on the underside of the hindwings, which is only rarely absent.
- D. p. periboea (Java, Kangean Islands)
- D. p. alorensis Fruhstorfer, 1899 (Alor)
- D. p. floresiana Roepke, 1954 (Flores)
- D. p. livia Fruhstorfer, 1896 (Lombok)
- D. p. atakei Nakano, 1993 (Kangean)
- D. p. pagenstecheri Fruhstorfer, 1896 (Sumba)
- D. p. wallacei Rothschild, 1892 (Bali)
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