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''Leptosia alcesta'', the African wood white or flip flop, is a butterfly of the family Pieridae, found in Africa.

The wingspan is 30–40 mm in males and 35–42 mm in females. The adults fly year-round, peaking from March to May.

The larva feed on ''Richea'' species, ''Capparis fascicularis'', and ''Capparis brassii''.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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Uploaded Jan 19, 2020. Captured Jul 22, 2019 16:07 in Vohibinany, Madagascar.
  • NIKON D850
  • f/11.0
  • 1/60s
  • ISO64
  • 105mm