spotted on a
in Bangkok. The pattern and colouring of the
may differ slightly, depending on the species and sex.
Females, such as this one
of the subspecies Delias hyparete metarete, are somewhat darker than males and have less yellow on the underside of the hindwing.
Above, the forewings
are mainly greyish-blue, with black margins and veins, whereas the
hindwings are somewhat lighter and have
some very faint red spotting towards the edge. See
List of Thai Insect Names.