Butterflies and Moths of Sri Lanka

Family Pieridae Whites and Yellows/ Whites and Sulphurs

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Common Albatross Appias albina darada
 
Common Palmfy   DISTRIBUTION
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Low country dry and wet zone
  SIMILAR SPECIES
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Emigrants and Albatross
  STATUS
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Common
  HABITS
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Migratory species
  FEEDING PLANTS
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Drypetes sepiaria [S - Weera]
      Family Capparaceae
       
 
 
 
   
   
           
Striped Albatross Appias libythea libythea
 
Ceymon Palmfly   DISTRIBUTION
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Low country dry zone
  SIMILAR SPECIES
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Emigrants and Albatross
  STATUS
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Common
  HABITS
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Migratory species
  FEEDING PLANTS
-
Family Capparaceae
       
       
 
 
 
   
           
Lesser Albatross* Appias galene
 
Common Jay   DISTRIBUTION
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Dry and intermediate zones
  SIMILAR SPECIES
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Emigrants and Albatross
  STATUS
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Common
  HABITS
-
Migratory species
  FEEDING PLANTS
-
Family Capparaceae
       
       
 
 
 
   
           
Mottled Emigrant Catopsilia pyranthe minna
 
Tailed Jay   DISTRIBUTION
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Up to 500m
  SIMILAR SPECIES
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None
  STATUS
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Common
  HABITS
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Migratory species
  FEEDING PLANTS
-
Cassia occidentalis [Peni Thora]
       
       
 
 
 
   
           
Lemon Emigrant Catopsilia pomona
 
Common Banded Peacock   DISTRIBUTION
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All elevations
  SIMILAR SPECIES
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Emigrants
  STATUS
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Common
  HABITS
-
Migratory species
  FEEDING PLANTS
-
Cassia fistular [Ehela]
       
       
 
 
 
   
           
Common Gull Cepora nerissa evagete
 
Dark Evening Brown   DISTRIBUTION
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Low country dry and arid zones
  SIMILAR SPECIES
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Pioneer
  STATUS
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Common
  HABITS
-
Migratory species
  FEEDING PLANTS
-
Family Capparaceae
       
       
   
 
 
   

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