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Clouded Yellow

Colias sp.

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MartinL
MartinL 8 years ago
Clouded yellow
Colias sp. Colias


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5 Comments

pamsai
pamsai 8 years ago

thanks bayucca for the confirmation, I removed the Crocea ID...

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

I think it is not really possible to ID Colias sp. from Spain with a single picture. Colias sp. is certainly correct, but I am not sure about Crocea. There are many others, which sometimes you have to go back to caterpillar stage to be sure. Not even the host plant is safe for separating the different species.

pamsai
pamsai 8 years ago

thanks again Martini...

MartinL
MartinL 8 years ago

And I am not the expert. Probably the bright common one is your culprit. Here is a link for Colias croceus. Probable, but I would not like to say for certain. http://magicoflife.org/butterfly_photos/...

pamsai
pamsai 8 years ago

thanks Martini. Seems like there is a huge list of clouded yellows... This must be a variety that is found in Spain.

pamsai
Spotted by
pamsai

Miravet, Catalunya, Spain

Spotted on Jun 13, 2012
Submitted on Jun 18, 2012

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