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White Angled-Sulphur (Anteos clorinde)

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Order: Lepidoptera (le-pid-OP-ter-a) (Info)
Family: Pieridae (pee-AIR-ih-dee) (Info)
Genus: Anteos
Species: clorinde

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1 neutral
No negatives

Regional...

This bug has been reportedly found in the following regions:

Burleson, Texas
Edinburg, Texas
Los Fresnos, Texas
Mission, Texas (2 reports)

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Neutral Magpye On Aug 16, 2006, Magpye from NW Qtr, AR
(Zone 6a) wrote:

Wing span: 2 3/4 - 3 1/2 inches (7 - 9 cm).

Identification: Large. Apex of forewing hooked. Wings pale green, fading with age. Yellow bar in forewing cell; more diffuse in female.

Life history: Strong flyers; usually fly high and rapidly over the canopy or along rivers. Eggs are laid singly on edges of host plant leaves. No distinct broods.

Flight: Many flights from August-December in south Texas, all year in the tropics.

Caterpillar hosts: Senna (Cassia spectabilis) in the pea family (Fabaceae).

Adult food: Nectar from red or purple flowers including Lantana, Bougainvilla, and Hibiscus.

Habitat: Subtropical, open, sunny areas; migrants found almost anywhere.

Range: Resident from Argentina to Mexico; regular migrant to South Texas; occasional in Great Plains to Nebraska and northeast Colorado.


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