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Clouded Sulpher

Colias philodice

Description:

A pretty yellow butterfly with a white spot on the wing. This one was about 1" from head to tip of wing

Habitat:

Geneva townsite, near Guanella pass (just south of Georgetown, Colorado)

1 Species ID Suggestions

Sukaina
Sukaina 8 years ago
Clouded Sulphur
Colias philodice Colias philodice


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6 Comments

HaydenG
HaydenG 8 years ago

I raised three of these this year. Bright yellow with striking markings, very beautiful butterflies.

Sukaina
Sukaina 8 years ago

you are welcome ... and nice shot too

KristaHerman
KristaHerman 8 years ago

Great shot and nice close up. This butterfly has beautiful coloring.

AdamBrown
AdamBrown 8 years ago

Awesome. Thanks Sukaina! Your ID looks correct. I'll make it official:)

AdamBrown
AdamBrown 8 years ago

Thank you Mayra! I was hoping it would spread its wings too, but no luck there.

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Beautiful capture!!

AdamBrown
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AdamBrown

Georgetown, Colorado, USA

Spotted on Jun 16, 2012
Submitted on Jun 17, 2012

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