Delias salvini is a rare species of butterfly endemic to New Britain island. Delias is a genus of some 250 different species of butterfly, including Delias salvini. This specimen is an adult male.

Ventral view


  • Title: Delias salvini Butterfly
  • Type: Insect
  • Rights: This image was obtained from the Smithsonian Institution. The image or its contents may be protected by international copyright laws. http://www.si.edu/termsofuse
  • External Link: View this object record in the Smithsonian Institution Collections Search Center
  • USNM Catalog Number(s): USNMENT804235
  • Scientific Name: <i>Delias salvini</i>
  • Photo Credit: Pablo Cocito, Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History
  • Field: Entomology

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