Information about the Large Orange Sulphur Butterfly:
The Large Orange Sulphur Butterfly - also called the Orange Giant Sulphur - is a species of butterfly in the Pieridae family. It can be found from Peru north to southern Texas and peninsular Florida. The species has also been introduced in Hawaii. The preferred habitat of this butterfly is normally open, tropical lowlands including gardens, pastures, road edges, trails and parks. It is a smaller butterfly with a wingspan of 2.2-3.4 inches (57–86 mm). There are two female forms, a pink-white and yellow-orange form. There are two seasonal forms: the winter form has heavier underside markings. Adults are on wing from August to September in southern Texas and all year round in the tropics. They feed on flower nectar, favoring lantana, shepherd's needle, bougainvillea, rose periwinkle, Turk's cap and hibiscus. The larvae feed on fresh leaves of Pithecellobium and Inga species.
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