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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Red spot Jezebel

Delias descombesi, the redspot Jezebel is a medium-sized butterfly of the family Pieridae, that is, the yellows and whites. Upperside: opaque white. Forewing: costa and terminal margin very narrowly black; extreme base, apex broadly and termen submarginally more or less thickly irrorated (sprinkled) with black scales, the width of this blackish border decreases posteriorly along the termen. Hindwing: termen narrowly black, the black markings of the underside show dusky bluish through transparency.

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Date Taken: 11.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Dhaka, Bangladesh
Copyright: © Azim Khan Ronnie