Appias nero, Orange Albatross, Pieridae

Written by on May 2, 2012 in Indonesia Butterfly with 0 Comments

Appias nero, Orange Albatross, Pieridae

Appias-nero-00

Native South East Asia   Wingspan 10-12 cm

The only species in the world that is entirely orange in color. About 3″ wide x 3″ tall in a 5″ x 6″ frame. Females look like males, but have a black border around the wings and hindwing. Females are much less bold than males, and keep high in the forest canopy. Origin:Indonesia.

Caterpillar feed on:

Capparis-spinosa

Capparis spinosa

 

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