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Sonoran Desert Butterflies and Moths
Anthocharis cethura (Cethura orange-tip)

 

 

 Anthocharis cethura

(Cethura orange-tip)
Habitat: Regular breeding resident through much of Organ Pipe CNM. Single brooded. Found along arroyos, males on hilltops
Food Habits: nectar

Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Lepidoptera
Family Pieridae - Sulphurs and Whites
Genus Anthocharis
species cethura
variety White butterfly

 

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