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Butterflies

Mottled
Emigrant

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Mottled Emigrant

Catopsilia pyranthe

The Mottled Emigrant is a medium sized butterfly found in South Asia, Southeast Asia and parts of Australia. The upperside is chalky-white, slightly tinted in some specimens with green. The fore wing is with or without a discocellular black spot.

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Regional Names
  • Malayalam:
    തകരമുത്തി
  • Marathi:
    ठिपकेवाला प्रवासी
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Taxanomy

LEPIDOPTERA
PIERIDAE
Catopsilia pyranthe

Quick Facts
  • As its name implies, these are migratory. Often long yellow ribbons consisting of several hundreds of both Common and Mottled Emigrants are seen flying across during migration.
Mottled Emigrant

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