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Orange Sulphur
Colias eurytheme
Family Name: Whites and Sulphurs
 Pieridiae
Size:medium
Main Color:
yellow
Other Color(s):
orange
black
Pattern:
eyespot
edged

Tom Peterson, Fermilab
Habitat:
prairie/meadow
pond edge/wetlands
Remnant Status:
Fermilab Prevalence:
landscape
abundant
Months to Observe:
AprMayJuneJulyAugSeptOct
 
Comments/
Observations:
The Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme) and Clouded Sulphur (Colias philodice) are often difficult to distinguish. But the Orange Sulphur generally has some orange in the wing color, while Clouded is purely yellow.


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