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Leptosia lignea (Snellen van Vollenhoven, 1865)

(zoological nomenclature: valid name, available)

General information:

Pontia lignea Snellen van Vollenhoven, 1865: 4, pl. 2, f. 1a-b.
Type locality: Type locality: Minahassa, Northern Celebes


original plate 2      
Picture from: Snellen van Vollenhoven 1865
Detailed view


Stages in development:

Larva. The larva is said to feed on Capparis sp. (Vane-Wright & de Jong 2003)

Worth knowing:


Vane-Wright, R. I. & R. de Jong 2003. The butterflies of Sulawesi: annotated checklist for a critical island fauna. Zoologische Verhandelingen, Leiden 343: 1-267.

Publication data:

Kurz Michael: 2015.03.24
not reviewed