Giant Sulphur - ROM2015_14741_10

ROM2015_14741_10

Giant Sulphur

Place Collected
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North America, United States, Michigan, Montcalm County, 0, 0
Taxonomy
    • Attributes
    • Objects
    • Taxonomy
    • KingdomAnimalia
    • PhylumArthropoda
    • ClassInsecta
    • OrderLepidoptera
    • FamilyPieridae
    • SubfamilyColiadinae
    • TribeColiadini
    • GenusColias
    • SpecificEpithetgigantea
Object number: ROME141613
Not on view
DescriptionGiant Sulphurs, with a wingspan of 37-55 mm, are one of the largest Colias sulphurs in North America. Their wings have a bright pink fringe. They are very active, fast-flying butterflies that often stop to nectar at flowers such as Asters.
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