Yellow Coster


  • Common Name : Yellow Coster
  • Scientific Name : Acraea issoria (Hubner)
  • Family : NYMPHALIDAE
  • Wingspan : 30-35mm
  • Colour : Upperside is yellowish with darkened veins.
  • Habit : Commonly found in North Bengal foothills and in lower elevations. Prefers open scrub areas where it may be seen in slow, fluttering flight; lays eggs in clusters.
  • Larval Host Plants : Debregeasia hypoleuca, Debregeasia bicolor, Urtica sp., Boehemeria platyphylla, Passiflora sp. etc.
  • Location : North Bengal