Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)

Widespread and common in NC, this species can be found all year given appropriate weather!
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme) Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Ashe Co., NC
29 Apr 2007

Mated pair with the more richly colored male on top and the pale female below.


Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme) Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Weymouth Woods, Moore Co., NC
20 May 2009

The richness of color varies greatly from individual to individual.


Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme) Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Chatham Co., NC
20 Oct 2005
Photographed at 1/1000 sec in flight to show uppersides of wings
Chatham Co., NC
20 Oct 2005

Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme) Worn individual, nectaring on Aster grandiflorus

Chatham Co., NC
26 Sep 2004

Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme) Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Buncombe Co., NC
26 June 2004
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Hillsdale Co., MI
30 June 2004

Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme) Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Orange Co., NC
3 Oct 2004
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Nectaring on Carolina Vetch (Vicia caroliniana)
Shocco Creek Gamelands
Franklin Co., NC
18 April 2004

Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme) Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Washington Co., NC
21 June 2006
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Ashe Co., NC
29 Apr 2007

Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme) Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Albino Orange Sulphur or Clouded Sulphur
Chatham Co., NC
19 Oct 2005
same individual
photographed in flight at high speed
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme) Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
same individual
photographed in flight at high speed
same individual
photographed in flight at high speed

Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme) Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Orange Sulphur "albino" female
Person Co., NC
13 Jun 2006
Orange Sulphur "albino" female
Chatham Co., NC
20 Oct 2005

Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme) Female
Nectaring on Robin's-Plantain (Erigeron pulchellus)
Graham Co., NC
28 Apr 2006

Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme) Brunswick Co., NC
29 Oct 2006
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme) Brunswick Co., NC
29 Oct 2006
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)

Close-up of compound eye

Ashe Co., NC
29 Apr 2007

Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Near Fresno Dome, Madera Co., CA
10 July 2007

Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme) Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme) #8833
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
St. Clair Co., MI
7 July 2012


Below are Indiana Orange Sulphurs
#0954
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Muscatatuck NWR, Jackson Co., IN
27 July 2015
#0988
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Muscatatuck NWR, Jackson Co., IN
27 July 2015

#0997
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Muscatatuck NWR, Jackson Co., IN
27 July 2015


Below are Montana Orange Sulphurs
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme) Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
#0617
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
6 July 2014
#5726
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Below Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
18 Sep 2014

Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme) Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
#5261
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Below Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
3 Oct 2014
#5265
Orange/Clouded Sulphur (Colias eurytheme/philodice)
Below Mt. Baldy, Missoula Co., MT
3 Oct 2014

Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme) Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme) #5116
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Near Condon, Missoula Co., MT
6 Sep 2013

#4653
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Near Condon, Missoula Co., MT
2 Sep 2014
#1413
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
MPG Ranch, Missoula Co., MT
6 Oct 2015

#2999
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
MPG Ranch, Missoula Co., MT
6 Oct 2015
#3005
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
MPG Ranch, Missoula Co., MT
6 Oct 2015

#3047
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
MPG Ranch, Missoula Co., MT
6 Oct 2015

#3059
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
MPG Ranch, Missoula Co., MT
6 Oct 2015

#3052
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
MPG Ranch, Missoula Co., MT
6 Oct 2015

#3021
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
MPG Ranch south pivot, Missoula Co., MT
6 Oct 2015
#3026
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
MPG Ranch south pivot, Missoula Co., MT
6 Oct 2015


Below are Colorado Orange Sulphurs
#5615
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Horseshoe Mt., Park Co., CO
8 July 2016
#5828
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Rock Creek, El Paso Co., CO
9 July 2016

#6052
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Horseshoe Mt., Park Co., CO
10 July 2016
#6411
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Four Mile Creek, Teller Co., CO
11 July 2016

#6611
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Royal Gorge, Fremont Co., CO
11 July 2016
#6756
Orange Sulphur (Colias eurytheme)
Cottonwood Pass, Gunnison Co., CO
12 July 2016

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