Eastern striped albatross

Appias olferna

''Appias olferna'', the eastern striped albatross or Bengal albatross, is a butterfly in the genus ''Appias'' of the family Pieridae.
Striped Albatross Butterfly, Appias olferna olferna - female "sucking nectar on the Purple Cleome flower, Cleome rutidosperma"  Appias olferna,Eastern striped albatross,Geotagged,Indonesia,Summer

Distribution

''Appias olferna'' is native to southern Asia and south-western Oceania.

The species is found from Bengal to Assam in India; in Burma, Laos, and Vietnam in Indochina; and on Christmas Island off Australia.

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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionArthropoda
ClassInsecta
OrderLepidoptera
FamilyPieridae
GenusAppias
SpeciesA. olferna
Photographed in
Indonesia
Viet Nam