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Appias lyncida Cramer, 1777 – Chocolate Albatross

Subspecies in India:

(1) Appias lyncida latifasciata Moore, 1881 – Sahyadri Chocolate Albatross
(2) Appias lyncida eleonora Boisduval, 1836 – Indo-Chinese Chocolate Albatross
(3) Appias lyncida nicobarica Moore, 1905 – Car Nicobar Chocolate Albatross
(4) Appias lyncida galbana Fruhstorfer, 1910 – South Nicobar Chocolate Albatross

Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
Status, Habitat and Habits:
Adult butterfly observations that have been databased:
StateJanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDecNo date
Arunachal Pradesh
3
3
1
4
2
Assam
2
1
1
1
3
Karnataka
2
Kerala
4
1
1
Maharashtra
1
1
2
4
2
1
Meghalaya
1
2
Mizoram
1
Paschimbanga
1
1
2
2
Sikkim
1
Tripura
1
All states
7
5
3
9
2
2
2
14
7
1
References:

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K., R. Lovalekar and P. Churi. 2016. Appias lyncida Cramer, 1777 – Chocolate Albatross. Kunte, K., P. Roy, S. Kalesh and U. Kodandaramaiah (eds.). Butterflies of India, v. 2.24. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/486/Appias-lyncida
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