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Common Name : Spotted Sawtooth


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Scientific Name : Prioneris thestylis (Doubleday)
Family : PIERIDAE
Wingspan : 70 - 90 mm
Colour : Male UP white, with white-streaked or spotted broad black apex on UPF.
Habit : Powerfulful, high flier, often seen at canopy level and feeding on flowers. Flies in the Himalayan foothills upto 1200m in well wooded country from April to Nov.
Larval Host Plants : Capparis spp., Crataeva adansonii
Location : North Bengal
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