Delias aroae

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Delias aroae


Taxonavigation: Papilionoidea 

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Cladus: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Cladus: Holozoa
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Protostomia
Cladus: Ecdysozoa
Cladus: Panarthropoda
Phylum: Arthropoda
Cladus: Pancrustacea
Cladus: Allotriocarida
Subphylum: Hexapoda
Classis: Insecta
Cladus: Dicondylia
Subclassis: Pterygota
Infraclassis: Neoptera
Cladus: Eumetabola
Cladus: Holometabola
Superordo: Panorpida
Cladus: Amphiesmenoptera
Ordo: Lepidoptera
Subordo: Glossata
Cladus: Coelolepida
Cladus: Myoglossata
Cladus: Neolepidoptera
Infraordo: Heteroneura
Cladus: Eulepidoptera
Cladus: Ditrysia
Cladus: Apoditrysia
Cladus: Obtectomera
Superfamilia: Papilionoidea

Familia: Pieridae
Subfamilia: Pierinae
Tribus: Pierini
Subtribus: Aporiina
Genus: Delias
Species: Delias aroae
Subspecies: D. a. aroae – D. a. yabensis



Delias aroae (Ribbe, 1900)

Type locality: Papua New Guinea, Central Province, Aroa.

Lectotype: BMNH. male ♂. {designated by Orr & Sibatani)


  • Pieris aroae Ribbe, 1900
  • Delias aroae Ribbe, 1900 by Rothschild, 1904: 314.
  • Delias aroa [sic] balimenis Roepke, 1955 (synonymized by Funahashi, 2012: 5.)
  • Delias balimensis Roepke, 1955 by Orr & Sibatani, 1985


  • Funahashi, K., 2012: A taxonomic review of Delias aroae species complex s. str. (Lepidoptera: Pieridae) belonging to New Guinea. Lepidoptera Science 63 (1): 1–17.
  • Joicey, J.J. & Talbot, G., 1922: New forms of the genus Delias (Pieridae) from New Guinea, Ceram and Buru. Bulletin of the Hill Museum, 1922: 303–319.
  • Orr, A.G. & A. Sibatani, 1985: A revision of the Delias aroae-cuningputi Complex (Lepidoptera: Pieridae). Tyô to Ga 36(1): 1–25. Abstract and full article: [1].
  • Ribbe, C., 1900. Neue Lepidopteren aus Neuguinea. Insekten-Börse 17: 308. 340, 346. BHL1, BHL2, BHL3. Reference page