Tuesday, 10 January 2017

231. Catopsilia pyranthe pyranthe (The Mottled Emigrant)

Number: 231
Family: Pieriidae
Sub-Family: Pieriinae
Species: Catopsilia pyranthe pyranthe (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common name(s): The Mottled Emigrant
Photography location : Hanoi

 Catopsilia pyranthe (female) on Lantana camara - an extremely popular nectar source for a wide variety of butterflies (Hanoi, October 2015)

Beneath, the wings show many rather faint and short transverse striae in reddish brown, giving a "mottled" appearance

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