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Spotting

Description:

yellow-green butterfly, looks a lot like a senescent leaf of Passiflora subpeltata

Habitat:

on Passiflora subpeltata leaf, xerophytic shrubland in Mexico City, University campus El Pedregal de San Ángel, on a lava field 2500 years old

6 Comments

YurianaMartínez
YurianaMartínez 8 years ago

Thanks to shekainah d. alaban, bayucca and akshay :D

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Similar but another genus. Clouded Sulphur is a Colidae and would look like this:
http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/speci...

I mean the two brown ringed white spots on the forewing.

Those two brown ringed spot identifies it as a clouded sulphur. We have this butterfly in our region.

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

Folks, you are on the wrong side of the globe ;-)...
This is a neotropical Pieridae, Phoebis sennae marcellina. Grass Yellow and Emigrant are Asian/Australian species.

I guess it is common grass yellow

YurianaMartínez
Spotted by
YurianaMartínez

Ciudad de México, Distrito Federal, Mexico

Spotted on Oct 5, 2012
Submitted on Oct 5, 2012

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