Butterflies and Moths of North America

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  Sighting 916510

Pink-spot Sulphur
Aphrissa neleis

Observation date: August 15, 2013
Date notes: 4 pm
Submitted by: toddewen
Specimen type: Photograph
Observation notes: Flying fast and fairly high on bushes, rarely resting. Cloudy day.
Status: Resident
Verified by: John Calhoun
Verified date: August 15, 2013
Coordinator notes: The locality given is actually in Palm Breach County, not Brevard County as originally reported. Also, two different species are portrayed in the photos. The distant photo shows a female Aphrissa statira, while the more close-up photo is a female of a the much rarer Aphrissa neleis.
Checklist region(s): United States, Florida, Palm Beach County