Large Orange Sulphur
Phoebis agarithe (Boisduval, 1836)
Status: Rare stray
NENHP Ranking: Not listed
Range: This tropical Sulphur is a resident as far north as southern portions of Texas and Florida. Strays have been recorded as far north as South Dakota.
Larval Hostplant(s): Cassia and Mimosa species.
Broods/Flight Times: Throughout the year in their home range.
Overwintering: Not in our area.
Habitat: No habitat preference as a stray.
Avg. Wingspan: 2 1/4 – 3 3/8 inches