The Falcate Orangetip is typically 1.3 inches to 1.7 inches (35mm to 45mm) in size. The following descriptors identify this insect: orange; white; black; sexual dimorphic; orange wing tips; black dot on white wing; flying; speckled marbled underwing; black and white edge border; gray hairy body; fast.
This Butterfly can be found in the following North American states / territories:
Alabama; Arkansas; Connecticut; Delaware; Florida; Georgia; Illinois; Indiana; Kansas; Kentucky; Louisiana; Maryland; Mississippi; Missouri; Nebraska; New Jersey; New York; North Carolina; Ohio; Oklahoma; Pennsylvania; Rhode Island; South Carolina; Tennessee; Texas; Virginia; West Virginia; Wisconsin; Mexico.
*Please note that the states/territories listed above are a general indicator of areas inhabited by the Falcate Orangetip. Insects generally go where they please, typically driven by diet, environmental changes, and / or mating habits.
Territorial Area Map (Visual Reference Guide)
The map below showcases (in blue) the states and territories of North America where the Falcate Orangetip may be found (but is not limited to). This sort of data can be useful in seeing concentrations of a particular species over the continent as well as revealing possible migratory patterns over a species' given lifespan. Some species are naturally confined by environment, weather, mating habits, food resources and the like while others see widespread expansion across most, or all, of North America.