Dominica, East Cabrit, Fort Smirley, Portsmouth, 22-VIII-84, B. Lalanne-Cassou leg.


Martinique, Fort de France, Ravine Vilaine, 25-I-99 , F. Deknuydt leg.

Phoebis agarithe (Boisduval, 1836)

ssp. antillia F.M. Brown, 1929.

Pieridae Coliadinae

Large Orange Sulphur

Biology and distribution

Larva on Pithecellobium spp., Inga spp (Mimosaceae) and Cassia spp (Caesalpiniaceae). In Martinique, F. Deknuydt reports Pithecellobium unguis-cati in xerophilic zones and Inga laurina in hygrophilic zones (personal communication).

Martinique: uncommon.

St-Kitts, Dominica, Ste-Lucia, Barbados, Grenada and Grenadine Is.
Throughout the Greater Antilles.

From the south of the United States to Peru.


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