Species: Appias galba (Wallace, 1867)
Common name(s): The Indian Orange Albatross
Photography locations: Xuan Son N.P. (Phu Tho Prov.), Cuc Phuong N.P. (Ninh Binh Prov.), Hanoi
The genus Appias is represented in Vietnam by 9 species (and 11 taxa) - lyncida, olferna, galba, albina, paulina, indra, pandione, lalassis and lalage (Monastyrskii & Devyatkin, 2016).
Appias galba (formely known as Appias nero galba) ranges from N.India to Myanmar, Thailand, Laos, Vietnam, S.China.
The Orange Albatross sensu stricto refers to A. nero figulina, a species known from southern Thailand, Malaysia and Sumatra.
A puddle party with some Prioneris thestylis (Spotted Sawtooth) and Cyrestis thyodamas (Common Map). Note the female in flight, with broader stripes on upperwings than male
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