The Genus Delias forms a major
part of the Indo-Australian fauna. There are many species that range
from the Solomon Islands in the east, Australia, Papua New
Guinea, and throughout the Indonesian Archipelago and then to the
Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand and west into Central China.
They tend to be a cooler climate group and in the tropical areas of
their distribution they habitat is generally in the mountainous areas, only coming down
to lower altitudes in the cooler winter months.
Listed below are the 22 Sub-Groups of the genus Delias.
containing more than 200 species and subspecies
Last updated 01-December 2002 with all the latest additions and changes