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Orange Emigrant

Catopsilia scylla


Bright yellow under side with a distinct rosy patch outlined in brown at the fore wing cell end. A similar, but less distinct patch on hind wing cell end. White fore wing and yellow hind wing on upper side. Distal row of diffused dark patches and a cell spot on fore wing in female.


Caught mud-puddling in my garden.


Second picture is for the reference. Couldn't capture the top side on camera.

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Rithmini Dinhara
Rithmini Dinhara 2 weeks ago

Also, join these missions and add your spotting to them.
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Rithmini Dinhara
Rithmini Dinhara 2 weeks ago

I think it's better if you just post a link for the upperside view instead of posting a picture under your spotting... This is your own spotting so better not spoil it with other people's ones :)

Sahana Vajirasena
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Sahana Vajirasena

Central Province, Sri Lanka

Spotted on Sep 26, 2021
Submitted on Sep 26, 2021

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