Species

Delias messalina Arora, 1983

    messalina Arora, 1983

Original Description

Delias sp. messalina Arora, 1983

Type specimen(s)

Status: Holotype
Specimen data: HT (♂, 14.V.1953, Brandt & Hallstrom leg.)
Current depository: ANIC, Canberra

Type locality

Type locality as cited in original description: "Solomon Islands: Bougainville, Guava, 4000 ft."
Current country: Papua New Guinea

Taxonomic history

Originally described as Delias sp. messalina Arora, 1983
Treated as a species of Delias Hübner, [1819] by Bridges (1988: II.29). Treated as a species of Delias Hübner by Yagishita et al. (1993 [1]: 190).