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Falcate Orangetip

Anthocharis midea

Description:

Upperside of male forewing with orange, hooked tip; females hooked, but lack orange; both have round black spot in cell. Underside of hindwing has finely-patterned green marbling. Wing Span: 1 3/8 - 1 3/4 inches (3.5 - 4.5 cm).

Habitat:

Grassy park alongside stream, under Live Oaks.


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joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Texas, USA

Lat: 32.12, Long: -99.18

Spotted on Mar 5, 2016
Submitted on Jun 16, 2016

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