North American Ecology (US and Canada)
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Barcode data: Anteos maerula
Below is a sequence of the barcode region Cytochrome oxidase subunit 1 (COI or COX1) from a member of the species.
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Statistics of barcoding coverage: Anteos maerula
Public Records: 14
Specimens with Barcodes: 27
Species With Barcodes: 1
The Angled Sulphur or Yellow Angled-sulphur (Anteos maerula) is a butterfly of the Pieridae family. It is found from Peru to Mexico. Rarely, migrants can be found up to eastern Nebraska, south-eastern Arizona, south-western New Mexico, southern Texas, Mississippi and Florida.
The wingspan is 82–117 mm. The upperside of the males is bright yellow, while females are paler. Both sexes have a black spot in the forewing cell. Adults feed on the nectar from red and purple flowers, including Hibiscus and Bougainvilla species.
- Anteos, Site of Markku Savela
- Butterflies and Moths of North America collecting and sharing data about Lepidoptera
- F. Martin Brown and Bernard Heineman, Jamaica and its Butterflies (E. W. Classey, London 1972), Plate VII
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