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Common Name : Common Gull
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Scientific Name : Cepora nerissa (Fabricius)
Family : PIERIDAE
Wingspan : 40 - 65 mm
Colour : Upper part white with black border from apex narrowing towards tornus. Under surface is pale yellow to bright yellow with darkened veins.
Habit : Flies close to ground, flight is strong and fast. Visit flowers, particularly of Tridax procumbens, Alternanthera sp., Lantana camara etc. Often basks on prominent leaf or exposed bush.
Larval Host Plants : Capparis sepiaria, Capparis aphylla
Location : Throughout West Bengal
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