|A. s. sylvia
Bobiri Forest, Ghana
Appias sylvia, the woodland albatross white or common albatross, is a butterfly in the Pieridae family. It is found in Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, Equatorial Guinea (Bioko), Cameroon, the Republic of the Congo, the Central African Republic, the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Sudan, Ethiopia, Angola, Namibia, Zambia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Malawi. The habitat consists of forests.
Males come to damp patches and both sexes are attracted to flowers.
- A. s. sylvia (Senegal, Gambia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, southern Nigeria, Bioko, Cameroon, Congo, Central African Republic, northern Democratic Republic of the Congo)
- A. s. abyssinica Talbot, 1932 (south-western Ethiopia)
- A. s. nyasana (Butler, 1897) (Democratic Republic of the Congo, north-eastern Namibia, north-eastern Zambia, western Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Malawi)
- A. s. sudanensis Talbot, 1932 (southern Sudan)
- A. s. zairiensis Berger, 1981 (Democratic Republic of the Congo)
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