A female orange sulphur butterfly, Colias eurytheme, I think, and not a female clouded sulphur, C. philodice, because, although these species are quite similar, this one looks just like the example in Kaufman’s Field Guide to Butterflies of North America. Complicating matters, these two species can hybridize.
- Sunset Park does have its douche-baggery: wanker in ATV barreling down sidewalk next to park. 7 hours ago
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