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Viardi White
Pieriballia viardi  BOISDUVAL, 1836
Family - PIERIDAE
subfamily - PIERINAE
Tribe - PIERINI
Pieriballia viardi Adrian Hoskins
Introduction
The genus Perrhybris comprises of a single species - viardi.
The typical form is distributed from Mexico to Honduras, and occurs in Texas as a rare stray. There are 10 subspecies in total, distributed from Mexico to Bolivia and Paraguay.
Habitats
Pieriballia viardi breeds in rainforest and transitional cloudforest habitats at altitudes between about 100-1200m.
Lifecycle
To be completed.
Adult behaviour

Males are usually seen singly, mud-puddling amidst aggregations of other Pieridae.

Pieriballia viardi Adrian Hoskins

 

 

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