Colias croceus

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Is one of the most-widespread species in Europe. The common clouded yellow's breeding range is North Africa and southern Europe and eastwards through Turkey into the Middle East but it occurs throughout much of Europe as a summer migrant, in good years individuals reaching Scandinavia

Colias croceus

[Geoffroy 1785]

Other names: dark clouded, yellow, common clouded yellow

Italian name: Limoncella

Photos have been taken in Italy


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