Zerene cesonia – Southern Dogface

Family Pieridae   Hodges # 4224

Caterpillar foods: legumes including alfalfa, prairie clover, leadplant, false indigo (Amorpha fruticosa), soybean and clover  (Bugguide)

This butterfly is a periodic migrant from the south into Wisconsin.  It’s most often seen in southern counties, along Lake Michigan, or along major rivers.  (Wisconsin Butterflies)




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