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  Striped Albatross (female)

 

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A female Striped Albatross, a butterfly that belongs in the family Pieridae and with the scientific designation Appias libythea, spotted in Sagar, central Burma.

 

Above, the wings are mostly blackish brown with some large white patches on the hindwings and white patches away from the base of the forewings, which also have some smaller yellow patches near the termen.

 

  Striped Albatross (female)

 

  Striped Albatross (female)

 

Below, the wings are mostly white with blackish veins and a yellow patch at the shoulders, as well as a yellow wash around the veins and termen. See also List of Thai Insect Names.

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