CLOUDLESS SULPHUR

Phoebis sennae

One of the most widespread and common species found within Alabama and Mississippi.  Flies most of the year in our region and often seen migrating in large numbers during the fall months.  Lower surface bright greenish-yellow in males and paler yellow in females; females with more markings.  Upper surface of males bright yellow; females vary from whitish-yellow to pinkish-orange.  Females also have a distinct dark spot on the forewing.

Adult male - ventral


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Adult female - ventral

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Adult female - dorsal

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Mating Pair

Eggs

Caterpillar

Caterpillar

Chrysalis