Cloudless Sulphur

Phoebis sennae

Genus Phoebis
Subfamily Sulpurs
Family Whites and Sulpurs
All Massachusetts Species


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Occurrence   Primarily coastal, especially southeastern MA, Cape, and Islands - migrant
Abundance Rare to locally common
Flight Period Mid-August to early October
Notes Most years does not occur as far north as Massachusetts
Overwintering Migrant
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Cloudless Sulphur - Phoebis sennae

Cloudless Sulphur

Photo by Karen Parker - 9/1/2002
Chatham

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Cloudless Sulphur - Phoebis sennae

Cloudless Sulphur

Photo by Barbara Spencer - 10/4/2005
Northampton

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Cloudless Sulphur - Phoebis sennae

Cloudless Sulphur

Photo by Frank Model - 9/26/2006
Horseneck Beach, Westport
Female

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Cloudless Sulphur - Phoebis sennae

Cloudless Sulphur

Photo by Frank Model - 9/26/2006
Horseneck Beach, Westport
Female

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Cloudless Sulphur - Phoebis sennae

Cloudless Sulphur

Photo by Frank Model - 9/26/2006
Horseneck Beach, Westport
Male

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Cloudless Sulphur - Phoebis sennae

Cloudless Sulphur

Photo by Erik Nielsen - 9/17/2006
Allen Pond Sanctuary, Dartmouth

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