Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1198054

Orange-barred Sulphur
Phoebis philea

Observation date: January 13, 2019
Date notes: mild winter day in Tampa
Submitted by: GinaT
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Orange barred sulphur just emerged from chrysalis on my mango tree, which I was spraying with fungicide (how I saw this butterfly and chrysalis.) The tree where the cocoon is located right next to my butterfly cassia, which these and other sulphur butterflies use as host plant.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: January 13, 2019
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Hillsborough County