Terias deva chilensis

(Lepidoptera, Pieridae)

ENGLISH: This is a very pretty small Pierid. It lives from the Andean slopes at about 1700 mts to the Pacific side. The larvae lives in caper plants Cassia stipulacea. It is very common and as flyes slowly is easy to collect them. They are more frequently seen in Aconcagua and Coquimbo.

ESPAÑOL: Este bonito pierido de la region central y Norte Chico es muy comun. Es mas frecuente verlo volar en las provincias de Aconcagua y Coquimbo, desde la precordillera hasta la zona costera. Su larva se desarrolla en Cassia stipulacea.