Clouded Sulphur Butterfly – 9/4/20

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 9/4/20

Observation Time: 1:00 p.m.

Observation Location: Moose Hill Farm (TTOR)

Common Name: Clouded Sulphur butterfly

Scientific Name: Colias philodice

Comments: A common butterfly seen from late April to mid-October. This patch of blooming Joe Pye weed was alive with clouded sulphurs feeding on the nectar. Note the big green eyes.

More Information: Massachusetts Butterfly Club