Coster butterfly
two yellow coster butterfly

Yellow Coster Butterfly

Common Name: Yellow Coster Butterfly
Scientific Name: Acraea issoria
Size: 58-64mm (wingspan)
Location: Hattiban, Kathmandu & Rampa, Dolakha,  Nepal


Faily common in the rice fields and open areas, I saw these butterflies in Rampa, Dolakha and then again in Hattiban, Kathmandu. These Yellow Coster Butterfly falls under the COSTERS, family ACRAEIDAE and have four legs.