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Clouded Yellow

Migrant, common throughout Africa. Flies throughout the year.

Family Name:
Colias electo electo
Common Name:
Clouded Yellow
Wingspan 35-50 mm. Female yellow or white ground colour with black markings.
Flies throughout the day. Strong flier, rarely stops.
Larval foodplants:
Medicago sativa, Trifolium spp., Vicia spp.