Phoebis philea philea

Phoebis philea philea butterflyCommon Name: __.

Scientific Name: Phoebis philea philea.


Subfamily: Coliadinae.

Genus: Phoebis, Hüber, 1819.

Species: philea.

FW Length: 40-45 mm.

Geographic Range: Widespread and common on both slopes, from sea level to 1500 m.

Host Plant (s): Cassia grandis (Caesalpinaceae).

Unique Characteristics: This is not uncommon during the first rains of the year.

Metamorphosis Time Life (days)
Egg Caterpillar Chysalis Butterfly Life
15 31 22 14-28
Total Proccess: 82-96