Saturday, November 28, 2015

Common Emigrant Butterfly or Lemon Emigrant Butterfly (Catopsilia pomona)

 Common Emigrant Butterfly or Lemon Emigrant Butterfly - Mud Puddling
 Founded In: Athirappilly, Thrissur, Kerala, India.


The Common Emigrant or Lemon Emigrant Founded in  Vazhachal, Thrissur district, Kerala, India. (Catopsilia pomona) is a medium-sized pierid butterfly found in Asia and parts of Australia. The species gets its name from its habit of migration. Some early authors considered them as two distinct species Catopsilia crocale and Catopsilia pomona. The species has pale and dark morphs in Australia. The form crocale has the antennae black and the form pomona has the antennae pinkish or red. The development of these forms has been linked to photoperiod and temperature during growth... read - wiki/Catopsilia_pomona

Mud Puddling

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