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Sonoran Desert Butterflies and Moths
Phoebis sennae (Sennae sulphur)

 

 

 Phoebis sennae

(Sennae sulphur)
Habitat: Common influx species, possible breeder, strong migrant. Larvae commonly feed on Senna covesii plants
Food Habits: Sexes different, showy damp spots, nectar

Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Lepidoptera
Family Pieridae - Sulphurs and Whites
Genus Phoebis
species sennae
variety Sulphur butterfly

 

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