Cloudless Sulphur

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Cloudless sulphur butterflies (Phoebis sennae eubule) usually arrive in southern Illinois later in the summer.

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Red flowers, like this red salvia, attract their attention. They prefer tubed flowers, and lay their eggs on members of  pea family.

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Their wingspan ranges from 2 1/4 to 3 1/8 inches.

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 They migrate back south in the fall.

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6 responses to this post.

  1. Interesting, I always think of Clouded Sulfurs but now I have something just a little different to look for.

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  2. Pretty, and excellent shots of it.

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  3. Such beautiful colors in these photos!

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