Mylothris nubila

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Mylothris nubila
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Male
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Female
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pieridae
Genus: Mylothris
Species: M. nubila
Binomial name
Mylothris nubila
(Möschler, 1884)[1]
Synonyms
  • Tachyris poppea var. nubila Möschler, 1884
  • Mylothris canescens Joicey & Talbot, 1922
  • Mylothris pernaria Hulstaert, 1924
  • Mylothris nubila canescens f. nivescens Berger, 1954

Mylothris nubila is a butterfly in the family Pieridae. It is found in Cameroon, Gabon, São Tomé and Príncipe, the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Uganda.[2]

The larvae feed on Santalales species.

Subspecies[edit]

  • M. n. nubila (Cameroon, Gabon, São Tomé and Príncipe)
  • M. n. canescens Joicey & Talbot, 1922 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  • M. n. fontainei Berger, 1952 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
  • M. n. somereni Talbot, 1946 (Uganda: western slopes of Mount Elgon)

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