Jamaica, St-Thomas, Bath Fountain, 5-VII-85, B. Lalanne-Cassou leg.

Aphrissa statira (Cramer, 1777)

ssp. statira.

Pieridae Coliadinae

Statira Sulphur

Biology and distribution

Larva on Entada gigas (Mimosaceae) in Jamaica, Melicoccus bijugatus (Sapindaceae) in Puerto-Rico, Dalbergia ecastaphyllum (Fabaceae) and Calliandra spp. (Mimosaceae) in Florida.

Uncommon in Martinique and Guadeloupe.

Dominica, St-Lucia (A.s. statira).
Cuba, Jamaica (A.s. cubana d'Almeida), Hispaniola (A.s. hispaniolae (Munroe)), Puerto-Rico (?A.s. hispaniolae).

From the south of the United States to Argentina.


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