Delias gabia  Boisduval 1832 green.png

Subspecies and range of Delias gabia :

gabia Boisduval 1832 - Waigeu Is. Sorong, Papua

callistrate Grose-Smith 1897 - Fergusson Is. Goodenough Is.

. zarate Grose-Smith 1900 - Papua New Guinea

          homonym dicefulvoflava Rothschild 1916

felsina Fruhstorfer 1910 - Arfak Mtns, Kajunera Bay, Papua

bantina Fruhstorfer 1910 - Trobriand island

masinessa Fruhstorfer 1913 - Yule island

aurantimacula Joicey & Talbot 1922 - Weyland Mtns, Papua

marinda Hulst 1924 - Merauke, Papua

naokoae Nakano 1995 - Yapen island, Papua




Notes on Delias gabia :

Similar in pattern to Delias mavroneria, this species tends to have an orange flush to the lower part of the underside hind wing.

This is not an uncommon species within its range. Some subspecies are rare in collection though (naokoae, callistrate...)