Orange-barred Sulphur (Phoebis philea)


 
Live image of Orange-barred Sulphur Family: Pieridae (whites, yellows, and sulphurs).
 
Geographic Distribution: North, Central and South America. From Brazil north to southern Florida.
 
Wingspan: 70-80mm (2.75-3.25 in).
 
Larval host plants: Sennas (Cassia spp.).
 
Habitats: Tropical forest.
 
Identification: Males and females are dissimilar. Males are brilliant yellow, with orange bar on forewing; females are more variable, with dark border on both forewing and hindwing.
 
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