Species Page: Large Orange Sulphur (Phoebis agarithe)

Large Orange Sulphur

Phoebis agarithe (Boisduval, 1836)

Family: Pieridae

Status: Rare stray

NENHP Rank: 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

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