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Sri Lankan Lesser Albatross | Appias galene

This is a male butterfly of the Endemic species of Sri Lankan Lesser Albatross who comes under the family of Pieridae.

These exhibit migrations in large numbers and mud sip during these migrations. 59 more words

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Orange-tip

Anthocharis cardamines

The male is the star attraction of this species of butterfly with its bright orange wing tips. The female, in contrast, is completely white with no orange but with distinctive black tips, in which it may be confused with other Pieridae (whites). 96 more words

Nature Photography

Just Pretending

Brimstone (Gonepteryx rhamni)

When I first photographed this butterfly some years ago now, I couldn’t believe how it just lay down on its side, playing dead. 111 more words

Nature Photography

Pieris napi - Rapsweissling - green-veined white

Art (species): Pieris napi – Rapsweissling – green-veined white
Gattung (genus): Pieris
Unterfamilie (subfamily): Pierinae – Echte Weisslinge
Familie (family): Pieridae – Weisslinge
Ordnung (order): Lepidoptera – Schmetterlinge – butterflies… 26 more words

Animalia

Gonepteryx rhamni - Zitronenfalter - common brimstone

Art (species): Gonepteryx rhamni – Zitronenfalter – common brimstone
Gattung (genus): Gonepteryx
Unterfamilie (subfamily): Coliadinae – Gelblinge
Familie (family): Pieridae – Weisslinge
Ordnung (order): Lepidoptera – Schmetterlinge – butterflies… 51 more words

Animalia