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Psyche Butterfly

Leptosia nina georgi

Description:

Leptosia nina georgi Fruhstorfer, 1910, is the subspecies occurring in Luzon. Leptosia nina (Fabricius, 1793), the Psyche, is a small butterfly of the family Pieridae (the Sulphurs, Yellows and Whites) and is found in Southeast Asia and the Indian subcontinent. The upper forewing has a black spot on a mainly white background. The flight is weak and erratic and the body of the butterfly bobs up and down as it beats its wings. (Wikipedia)

Habitat:

Backyard garden, spotted nectaring on white Golden Dewdrop flowers (Duranta erecta).

Notes:

Reference: http://pbh-butterflies.yolasite.com/phil...

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1 Comment

Thanks Leana :)

Laguna, Philippines

Spotted on Jul 11, 2013
Submitted on Jul 18, 2013

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