Pieridae Coliadinae Coliadini Colias aurorina Colias crocea
Colias chrysotheme (Esper, 1781)
Lesser Clouded Yelllow

Genus: Colias Fabricius, 1807   Original genus: Papilio Linnaeus, 1758

Adult:
C. chrysotheme (© Bernard Fransen)
Adult (female), NW Gilau, 580m, Romania, July 26, 2008
(Photo by Bernard Fransen, Photography of European Butterflies and Moths)

Foodplants:
Vicia hirsuta, Astragalus austriacus; in captivity also Astragalus glycyphyllos

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