Appias (Catophaga) melania described in Papilio
Grey AlbatrossAndrew V. Z. Brower
IntroductionEndemic to mountains of Queensland, Australia (Yata et al. 2010). Larvae feed on Drypetes (Putranjivaceae).
Other Names for Appias (Catophaga) melania described in Papilio
- Tachyris asteria
- Tachyris cerissa
- Vernacular Names: Grey Albatross
Yata, O., J. E. Chainey and R. I. Vane-Wright. 2010. The golden and Mariana albatrosses, new species of pierid butterflies, with a review of the subgenus Appias (Catophaga) (Lepidoptera). Systematic Entomology 35: 764-800.
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