sulfur butterfly


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Noun1.sulfur butterfly - any of numerous yellow or orange butterfliessulfur butterfly - any of numerous yellow or orange butterflies
butterfly - diurnal insect typically having a slender body with knobbed antennae and broad colorful wings
family Pieridae, Pieridae - arthropod family including cabbage butterflies; sulphur butterflies
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Washington, October 6 (ANI): A long-term study has shown that El Nino, a global climate pattern, drives Sulfur butterfly migrations across the Panama Canal.
Peak Sulfur butterfly migrations take place a month after the rainy season begins in Panama.
Another of these yellow migrants, the cloudless sulfur butterfly, Phoebis sennae, flaps its way over the Caribbean Sea in December.