Colias hyale
         
Pale Clouded Yellow  
Le Soufré  
           
   
 
 
   
1] male of Colias hyale  in a meadow - Doubs (France) - 16/08/2008   2] same specimen as 1]
 
 
       
       
   
3] male in a damp meadow - Doubs (France) - 02/08/2006
The brims of the forewing are typically straight (costa and brim at the rear part of the wing) and the apex is pointed
  4] same specimen as 3]

 
 
       
       
   
5] male alt.1374m - Hautes Alpes (France) - 17/08/2016
 
  6] other male alt.1374m - Hautes Alpes (France) - 17/08/2016
 
 
       
       
   
7] same male as 6], showing the typical orange twin spots whose aspect differs from those of the close species Colias alfacariensis   8] close-up of the twin spots, showing this greyish orange colour
 
 
       
       
   
9] male - Doubs (France) - 16/09/2008   10] same specimen as 9]  
       
       
   
11] male - Doubs (France) - 16/08/2008
 
  12] same specimen as 11] found in the same meadow on the following day - Doubs (France) - 17/08/2008  
       
       
   
13] same specimen as 12] - Doubs (France) - 17/08/2008   14] same specimen as 12] - Doubs (France) - 17/08/2008  
       
       
   
15] male - Doubs (France) - 17/08/2008
 
  16] male and female during courting - Doubs (France) - 17/08/2008  
       
       
   
17] same scene as 16]

 
  18] same scene as 16] ; the orange spots of the hindwings are rather small and their colour is pale-orange (unlike the similar species C.alfacariensis)  
       
       
   
19] closer view of the male from scene shown picture 16]   20] closer view of the female from scene shown picture 16]  
       
       
   
21] female - Haute Saône (France) - 22/08/2009   22] same specimen as 21]  
       
       
     
23] female of Colias hyale - Doubs (France) - 16/08/2008      
       
       
       
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