Clouded Sulphur on Russian Sage bush
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UDC_Eagle




Location: Shohola PA US
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The jpg file name was my bad...the clouded yellow is a european variant; both the yellow and sulphur are in the sub-family Coliadinae.


The purple sage bush attracted a myriad of pollinators.
· Date: Wed 3-August-2011 · Views: 368 · Filesize: 90.6kb, 335.4kb · Dimensions: 1800 x 1198 ·
Keywords: insects, butterflies, clouded sulphur
Camera: D3S
Lens and Filters: Nikkor 200mm Micro
Film and/or ISO: 2000
Aperture: f/16
Shutter speed: 1/1600 sec
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cwils02


Location: HIXSON TN US
Posts: 846
Sun 07-April-2013 01:39

I was going to say that your Sulphur looked a little different than my Clouded Sulphur. Hope to get some decent images this summer, now that I've solved the back focus issue.
UDC_Eagle


Location: Shohola PA US
Posts: 82
Wed 11-October-2017 06:28

Just did another wildlife column that involved clouded sulphurs; sometimes these and the orange sulphur are very similar to the orange sulphur. Sometimes the females of the 2 species are so alike that it is difficult or impossible to tell them apart in the field.