• Common Name : Psyche
  • Scientific Name : Leptosia nina (Fabricius)
  • Family : PIERIDAE
  • Wingspan : 20-35mm
  • Colour : White with black apex and a discal spot on the forewing.
  • Habit : The Psyche's flight is extremely weak, fluttering and always close to the ground. Feeds small flowers such as Tridax procumbens, Alternanthera etc. Very rarely visits wet soil.
  • Larval Host Plants : Capparis zeylanica, Capparis spinosa, Cleome viscosa, Crateva adansoni
  • Location : Throughout West Bengal