Cloudless Sulphur Life Cycle

Cloudless Sulphur (Phoebis sennae) Butterflies Habitat and Habits The common habitats of this butterfly are open spaces, gardens, glades, seashores, and watercourses. The Clouded Sulfur is a dainty yellow butterfly common throughout most of the United States and Canada except for the coastal regions of Florida, Texas and California. Wing Span: 2 1/4 – 3 1/8 inches 

uncategorized Cloudless Sulphur Dorsal View

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uncategorized Cloudless Sulphur Egg on Cassia Blossom

uncategorized Cloudless Sulphur Caterpillar – Green Phase

uncategorized Cloudless Sulphur Caterpillar – Yellow Phase

Depending on what the ‘pillars have been eating, leaves or blossoms, they will turn green or yellow, respectively. 

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Cloudless Sulphur Chrysalises

Again, depending on what they’ve eaten and the time of year, the Chrysalises may appear green, pink or yellow.

Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly Host Plants

uncategorized Argentine Senna (Senna Corymbosa)  Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly Host Plant uncategorized Argentine Senna (Senna Corymbosa) Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly Plant Map http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=Seco9

 

uncategorized Candle-Stick Tree (Senna Alata)   Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly Host Plant uncategorized Candle-Stick Tree (Senna Alata) Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly Plant Map http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=SEAL4

 

uncategorized Coffee Senna (Senna Occidentalis)  Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly Host Plant uncategorized Coffee Senna  (Senna Occidentalis)  Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly Plant Map http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=SEOC2

 

uncategorized Partridge Pea (Chamaecrista Fasciculata)  Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly Host Plant uncategorized Partridge Pea (Chamaecrista Fasciculata) Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly Plant http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=chfa2

 

uncategorized Sensitive Pea (Chamaecrista Nictitans)  Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly Host Plant uncategorized Sensitive Pea (Chamaecrista Nictitans) Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly Plant Map http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=CHNIN&mapType=large&format=Print&photoID=

uncategorized Sickle-Pod (Senna Obtusifolia)  Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly Host Plant uncategorized Sickle-Pod (Senna Obtusifolia) Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly Plant Map http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=seob4

 

uncategorized Wild Senna (Senna Marilandica)  Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly Host Plant uncategorized Wild Senna (Senna Marilandica) Cloudless Sulphur Butterfly Plant Map http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=sema11

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