Colias hyale - Lot Moths and Butterflies - species in Las Descargues, the Lot, France
drawing of a moth

PIERIDAE

Coliadinae

Las Descargues, 20 June 2003
Colias hyale Adult

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© Neil Sherman

Colias hyale (Linnaeus, 1758)

Pale Clouded Yellow
Le Soufré

Wingspan: 42-50mm

A trivoltine species on the wing from May to October when it can be taken in the floristically-rich meadows of the plateau and the Causse.

The larvae feed on Trifolium repens, Medicago sativa etc.

 

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