Orange Sulphur,Colias eurytheme<LEP29>


†††† This bright butterfly, common in summer over much of North America, has followed the spread of alfalfa.Hence it is often known as the Alfalfa Butterfly.The picture shows a female upper side, sunny orange with yellow-spotted black borders, black spot on forewing, and a red one on the hindwing.The malesís underside shows orange yellow with a row of brown dots and a silver spot.Drawing shows a pair on the flower of red clover.