Ella's Garden Butterflies of The World: Cloudless Sulphur, Phoebis sennae

Common Name: Cloudless Sulphur

Genus: Phoebis

Species: sennae

World Country Found: Argentina north to southern Texas and the Deep South

Identifying Characteristics of Male: Upper surface, lemon yellow, no markings, yellow or mottled with reddish brown below

Identifying Characteristics of Female: Upper and lower surface lemon yellow to golden yellow, or white with varying black spotting on margins and small black open square or str on forewing

Size of Wing Span
2 1/2"
2 3/4"
3 1/2"

Egg Color

Egg Laying Preference

Larvae Host Plants
Other: Cassia species

Adult Nectar Plants
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U.S.A Locations Found

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