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Clouded Sulphur

Colias philodice

Description:

Having trouble distinguishing this from Colias eurytheme. Any help appreciated.

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4 Comments

zayer
zayer 8 years ago

hi there check this link it might be of help http://www.butterfliesandmoths.org/speci....

bayucca
bayucca 8 years ago

I am still wondering how people are IDing these ones "for sure"... I can't...

Jacob Gorneau
Jacob Gorneau 8 years ago

Thanks you, Keith. I was flipping back and for between these two and really was having trouble. I'll put it up at BugGuide too. I'll let you know what they say.

KeithRoragen
KeithRoragen 8 years ago

It's not an easy call, but if I had to guess, I'd say Orange Sulphur. The marginal black band looks a bit wide for C. philodice. But again, it's not an easy call, and it's just my best guess. You could try throwing it up at BG to see what people think.

Jacob Gorneau
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Jacob Gorneau

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Spotted on Jul 30, 2011
Submitted on Nov 14, 2012

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