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Atlas of North Dakota Butterflies

Clouded Sulphur (Colias philodice)

  • BND: Clouded Sulphur; Colias philodice Godart, 1819
  • BNA: Clouded Sulphur; Colias philodice
  • Habitat: Ubiquitous in agricultural areas
  • Larval food: Legumes, esp. Trifolium spp., Medicago and Melilotus
  • Adult flight: Multiple broods, May-September
  • References: Royer 75, Opler & Krizek 64, Scott 198
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