Red-spot Jezebel


  • Common Name : Red-spot Jezebel
  • Scientific Name : Delias descombesi (Boisduval)
  • Family : PIERIDAE
  • Wingspan : 65-90mm
  • Colour : Both sexes yellow on UNH, with a long basal red patch along costa and a black border has large yellow spots. Males UP white.
  • Habit : Prefers warm, low Himlayan valleys below 1500m. Fond of flowers, weak flier. On the wing from March to December.
  • Larval Host Plants : Data deficient.
  • Location : Himalayan West Bengal