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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

  The subspecies latifasciata is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

Early Stages:
Indian and global distribution:
records (based on images):
Larval Host Plants:
Identification:
Sexual, seasonal & individual variation:
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  The subspecies latifasciata is legally protected in India under Schedule II of the Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.

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Cite this page along with its URL as:
Saji, K., R. Lovalekar, P. Churi and Manoj P. 2019. Appias lyncida (Cramer, [1777]) – Chocolate Albatross. Kunte, K., S. Sondhi, and P. Roy (Chief Editors). Butterflies of India, v. 2.70. Indian Foundation for Butterflies.
http://www.ifoundbutterflies.org/sp/486/Appias-lyncida
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