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Common jezebel - Delias nigrina Searching for nectar on lantana flowers growing in a coastal reserve Australia,Delias nigrina,Geotagged,Winter Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

Common jezebel - Delias nigrina

Searching for nectar on lantana flowers growing in a coastal reserve

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  1. Oh that's lovely Ernst, I haven't seen a Black Jezebel in the wild as yet. It is so beautiful, really classy in appearance. This is a lovely shot as it sips at the Lantana! Posted 14 days ago
  2. Stunning! Posted 14 days ago
  3. Excellent, what a beauty! Posted 14 days ago

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''Delias nigrina'', the black Jezebel or common Jezebel, is a butterfly in the family Pieridae. It is found along the eastern seaboard of Australia, from Queensland, through New South Wales to Victoria.

The wingspan of both the male and the female is 56 mm.

The upper sides of the males are white with black tips containing white spots on the forewings, and narrow black margins around the hindwings. The females on top are grey with wide black edges, which contain white spots.. more

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Ernst
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Uploaded Sep 5, 2019. Captured Sep 3, 2019 10:36 in 2 Ocean St, Yamba NSW 2464, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 650D
  • f/6.3
  • 1/256s
  • ISO100
  • 135mm