Verified Cloudless Sulphur Phoebis sennae Theaceae Camellia japonica Jefferson County Monticello Florida Americana Collection

Cloudless Sulphur – Americana Collection

My first submission to the Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA) project, this photograph of a Cloudless Sulphur Phoebis sennae feeding on a Camellia japonica, has been verified and accepted. The sighting details page is available at

According to their web site, the Butterflies and Moths of North America (BAMONA) project is an ambitious effort to collect and provide access to quality-controlled data about butterflies and moths for the continent of North America from Panama to Canada. The BAMONA project is based upon work previously supported by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Northern Prairie Wildlife Research Center (1995-2003) and the USGS National Biological Information Infrastructure (NBII) Program (2004-2011).

camera: Nikon D3 | lens: AF Nikkor VR Zoom 55-200mm f/4-5.6G IF-ED
focal length: 200mm | exposure: f/5.6 – 1/800 – ISO 500