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Common Name : Common Emigrant
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Scientific Name : Catopsilia pomona (Fabricius)
Family : PIERIDAE
Wingspan : 55 - 80 mm
Colour : Male pale yellow to greenish yellow with black markings.
Habit : A very common butterfly. Fond of visiting various species of flowers. Fly about 1 m to 4 m above ground. Also visits damp patches.
Larval Host Plants : Cassia fistula, C. siamea, C. tora, C. sophera, Butea monosperma
Location : Throughout West Bengal
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