Appias lyncida

Appias lyncida eleonora Boisduval, 1836 – Chocolate Albatross
Family- Pieridae



Male (Ventral view) on mud sipping. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 14-02-2015


An individual feeding on Chromolaena odorata flower. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 10-12-2014


Male (Ventral view) on mud sipping. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 14-02-2015


A female feeding on Leea indica flower. Kaptai National Park, Rangamati. 09-05-2015


Two male sipping on wet sand. Satchari National Park, Habigonj. 30-10-2013


A female feeding on Tridax procumbens. Shitakunda Eco Park, Chittagong. 21-06-2015

Status: Common. Habit and Habitat: First flier. Prefer well forested areas. Mainly found in the high elevation. Large flock gathers for mud sipping on hilly watery trail. Sometimes occur in the plain land. Local Distribution: Central, northeast and southeast. Range: Bangladesh, India, Myanmar and Thailand

Published: 25/02/2015
Update: 22/08/2016