Delias hyparete metarete
[Painted Jezebel]
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Eggs found on the underside of a leaf of the parasitic plant, Malayan Mistletoe (Dendrophthoe pentandra).

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For the 2 pupae below, one was found under a leaf of the Pomelo tree (Citrus maxima) while the other one was under a leaf of a White Mulberry (Morus alba).

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Online Reference: | Butterfly Circle | DNA of Singapore |

Reference:

[1] Wee YC, Ng A. Life history of the painted jezebel, Delias hyparete Linnaeus, 1758 (Order Lepidoptera). Nature in Singapore 2008;1:103-108. | Read article |