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Species Colias behrii - Sierra Sulphur - Hodges#4219

Sierra Sulphur (Colias behrii) - Colias behrii - male - female Colias behrii
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Classification
Kingdom Animalia (Animals)
Phylum Arthropoda (Arthropods)
Subphylum Hexapoda (Hexapods)
Class Insecta (Insects)
Order Lepidoptera (Butterflies and Moths)
Superfamily Papilionoidea (Butterflies and Skippers)
Family Pieridae (Whites, Sulphurs, Yellows)
Subfamily Coliadinae (Sulphurs and Yellows)
Genus Colias
Species behrii (Sierra Sulphur - Hodges#4219)
Hodges Number
4219
Range
Restricted to high elevations in the central Sierra Nevada mountain range of California.
Food
Larval foodplant is Vaccinium cespitosum (Dwarf Bilberry).