Anteos clorinde

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White angled-sulphur
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Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Lepidoptera
Family: Pieridae
Genus: Anteos
Species: A. clorinde
Binomial name
Anteos clorinde
(Godart, [1824])

Anteos clorinde, the white angled-sulphur, is a butterfly of the family Pieridae. It is found in South America, Central America, and southern North America.

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The wingspan is 70–90 mm. The butterfly flies year round in the tropical parts of its range and from August to December in the north.

The larvae feed on Senna spectabilis.

Subspecies[edit]

The following subspecies are recognised:

  • Anteos clorinde clorinde (Godart, 1824)
  • Anteos clorinde nivifera (Frushstorfer, 1908) in Mexico

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