Dark apricot sulphur

Wing span:

Identification: The wings are bright yellow in males and pale yellow in females, with dark brown apical and termenal margins on the forewings and dark brown markings at the termenal margin on the hindwings (the markings on both fore- and hindwings are brighter and more conspicuous in females). The underside of the wings has dark brown speckles, and there are two central white spots sharing one dark brown outline on the hindwings (larger and more conspicuous in females). Females have a dark brown discal spot and dark brown apex and termenal submargin on the forewings. 




Larval food plant: Inga longispicaInga spectabilisInga umbelliferaInga vera, Zygia longifolia(as reported by Warren et al., 2013 for Brazil)

Adult food:

Reported from: CEIBA Biological Centre, Craig, Cummings Lodge, Friendship & La Bonne Intention (Region 4), Camp Jaguar, Nigg, Number 72, Sandaka, Skeldon & Tain (Region 6), Arimu River (Region 7), Fairview, Iwokrama Mt. & Kaieteur (Region 8), Aranaputa Mt., Karanambu, Kwatamang, Nappi Creek, Simon and Shock International Logging Inc. concession & Surama Eco-Lodge (Region 9)