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Little Yellow Eurema lisa


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Little Yellow
credit: Jerry A Payne/CCSA

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Family: Pieridae, Whites and Sulphurs view all from this family

Description The Little Yellow, Little Sulphur, or Little Sulfur (Eurema lisa) is a species of Coliadinae that occurs in Central America and the southern part of North America.

The wingspan is between 32 and 44 mm, not to be confused with the Sleepy Orange which is large and orange not yellow. The dorsal view of the forewing has a broad dark margin and the hingwing's ventral view has two basal blacks spots.

Dimensions 1-1 1/2" (25-38 mm).

Habitat Meadows & fields, Cities, suburbs & towns, Scrub, shrub & brushlands, Grasslands & prairies.

Range Texas, Mid-Atlantic, Southeast, Florida, Plains, Great Lakes, New England.