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Christina' s sulphur
Colias christina

Christina' s sulphur
Christina' s sulphur
Christina' s sulphur

Type of Insect: butterfly
Size: medium
Overall Color: orange, gray, greenish-yellow
Larval Foods: sweetvetch, legumes
Adult Foods:
Larval Type: caterpillar
status: common
Description: medium butterfly, upper wings orangish with gray borders, underside greenish yellow with small red ring, sits with wings closed

Kingdom: Animalia (Animals)
Phylum: Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Class: Hexapoda (Insects)
Order: Lepidoptera (butterflies,moths)
Family: 02 Pieridae (whites,sulfurs)
SubFamily: 02 Coliadinae (sulfurs)
Genus: Colias
Species: christina

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