Delias hyparete has white upper wings with black stripes on the outer edge, female butterflies have more black stripes than males. The underside is white with black stripes, the hind wings are bright yellow in half basalt and bright orange-red at the edges.
Larva: Delias hyparete larvae are cylindrical pale yellow-brown in color, their body is covered with yellowish dorso-lateral and lateral turbecles, each of which has long, smooth and white setae.
Pupa: Pupa Delias hyparete is yellow with black spots. This species has a short black rostrum on the anterior and horns on the dorsal and abdominal segments.