Yellow angled-sulphur

Wing span:

Identification: The wings are yellow with a distinctive black discal spot on the forewings. The forewings also have dark brown margins and a pointed apex. The hindwings are scalloped at the tornus, and have a brown central spot. The veins appear brown on the underside of the wings. Females are duller than males and may appear creamish-white to pale yellow. 

Variation: The brown central spot on the hindwings is faint in some specimens and not visible on the upperside in others.



Larval food plantSenna spp. (Warren et al., 2013)

Adult food: Flower nectar of Ageratum

Reported from: CEIBA Biological Centre (Region 4)