Large Orange Sulphur

Phoebis agarithe

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Phoebis agarithe, the orange giant sulphur or large orange sulphur, is a butterfly in the family Pieridae. It is found from Peru north to southern Texas and peninsular Florida. Rare strays can be found up to Colorado, South Dakota, Wisconsin, and New Jersey. The species has also been introduced in Hawaii. The habitat consists of open, tropical lowlands including gardens, pastures, road edges, trails and parks.

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  1. (c) Jose S. Garza Herrera, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC-ND), https://www.inaturalist.org/photos/27509589
  2. (c) Wikipedia, some rights reserved (CC BY-SA), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Phoebis_agarithe

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