Catopsilia pyranthe

Catopsilia pyranthe Linnaeus, 1758 – Mottled Emigrant
Family- Pieridae

Adult

A female(Dorsal view).  Belgachi Railgate Para, Chuadanga. 02-12-2015

A male feeding on Clerodendrum infortunatum flower. Belgachi Railgate Para, Chuadanga. 06-04-2014

A female feeding on Chromolaena odorata. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 25-01-2015

A female feeding on Chromolaena odorata. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 25-01-2015

Male. Belgachi Railgate Para, Chuadanga. 06-04-2014

Male. Belgachi Railgate Para, Chuadanga. 06-04-2014

A male feeding on Clerodendrum infortunatum flower. A male feeding on Clerodendrum infortunatum flower. Belgachi Railgate Para, Chuadanga. 06-04-2014

A female laied her eggs on Alternanthera philoxeroides. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 26-04-2012

A female laied her eggs on Alternanthera philoxeroides. Jahangirnagar University Campus, Dhaka. 26-04-2012


Status: Common. Habit and Habitat: Fly restlessly. Visit different types of flowers. Found in plainland to forest. Often large number of male gathered for mud-puddling on sand banks. Local Distribution: Widely distributed. Range: Bangladesh, India, Myanmar and Australia.