Phoebis argante

Apricot Sulphur

Phoebis argante, Apricot Sulphur photo from Costa Rica

Family: Pieridae

Subfamily: Coliadinae

Wingspan: 54 - 67 mm


The larvae of the apricot sulphur (Phoebis argante) feed on plants the bean family, such as Inga spp.

Photo data: 21 May 2015. Tortuguero National Park, Limón province, Costa Rica.

GPS data: 10.5426, -83.5123. Elevation 10 meters above sea level.

A congener shown on this site is the cloudless sulphur, Phoebis sennae.