Whites and Sulphurs: Falcate Orangetip Anthocharis midea
|Size:||Wingspan ranges from 1.4" - 1.75"|
|Habitat:||Open woods, glades, fields|
|Flight Period:||Late April to early May (to mid-June in Allegheny Plateau)|
|Larval Host Plant:||Rockcress, bittercress, shepherd's purse|
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An aberrant Falcate Orangetip. Notice the slight orange color on the wingtip. The males are strongly orange on the tips and the females should have no orange at all.