Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 1257195

Large Orange Sulphur
Phoebis agarithe

Observation date: June 30, 2020
Submitted by: charlie plimpton
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Seen feeding on Flame Acanthus flowers. A very skittish butterfly that took off as soon as I moved. I've seen this species multiple other times in nearby counties. Warm day with a mix of sun and clouds and gusty winds out of the south.
Status: Resident
Verified by: stomlins701
Verified date: July 06, 2020
Coordinator notes: None.
Checklist region(s): United States, Texas, Bell County