Species: Appias lycinda eleonora (Boisduval, 1836)
Common name(s): The Chocolate Albatross
Photography location: Tam Dao foothills (Vinh Phuc Prov.)
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 lyncida eleonora is common and widespread.
Large congregations of the males of this species are often encountered puddling, often in the company of other Pierids, Nymphalids and Papilionids.
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