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Large marble
Euchloe ausonides

Type of Insect: butterfly
Size: medium
Overall Color: white and gray and yellowish
Larval Foods: tall native mustards
Adult Foods:
Larval Type: caterpillar
status: common
Description: mostly white with gray and yellowish marbling on underside of wings, migrates from low to high elevations through summer

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Class: Hexapoda (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (butterflies,moths)
Family: 02 Pieridae (whites,sulfurs)
SubFamily: 01 Pierinae (whites)
Genus: Euchloe
Species: ausonides

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