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|Species: Colias eurytheme|
The orange sulpher has a 2" wingspand and is a yellow-orange color. The wings have a black border. on the hind wing, there is a silver spot with red surrounding it.
Habitat & Range
Orange sulphers are found in fields and open areas throughout North America.
The lavae feed off of plants in Fabaceae, the pea family, especially alfalfa.
These butterflies live short lifespans as adults, averaging 14 days for females and 25 for males.
Featured image by Tommy C.