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White Angled-Sulphur Butterfly

Anteos clorinde

Description:

A very large Sulphur butterfly, with a near 4 inch wingspan. Adults are strong flyers and are often seen high over the canopy.

Habitat:

Mexico south to Argentina. Migrates north to South Texas & occasionally the Great Plains. Open subtropical areas. Host plant: Senna (Senna spectabilis). Adults nectar from red - purple flowers including Lantana, Bougainvilla, and Hibiscus.

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10 Comments

MayraSpringmann
MayraSpringmann 8 years ago

Wonderful!

AndreaLim
AndreaLim 8 years ago

Wow looks just like the underside of a leaf, venation, hairs etc. Great spotting!

Small Wonders
Small Wonders 8 years ago

Thank you everyone for the kind comments!
Fyn, it's a Canon point & shoot, nothing fancy ;)

Fyn  Kynd
Fyn Kynd 8 years ago

Beautiful! What camera and lens do you use?

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 8 years ago

Very alike Brimstone butterfly find in Eurasian habitat.

SandraPereira
SandraPereira 8 years ago

Very nice find

KarenL
KarenL 8 years ago

Beautiful!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 8 years ago

She is doing her gorgeous pictures again!

Sergio Monteiro
Sergio Monteiro 8 years ago

So beautiful...

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 8 years ago

Great series Small Wonders!

Small Wonders
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Small Wonders

Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico

Spotted on Feb 19, 2013
Submitted on Mar 4, 2013

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