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Little Sulphur (Eurema (Pyrisitia) lisa)

  • BND: Little Sulphur; Eurema (Pyrisitia) lisa (Boisduval and LeConte, [1830])
  • BNA: Little Yellow; Eurema lisa
  • Habitat: Rare late summer stray
  • Larval food: Cassia spp., Mimosa, Trifolium
  • Adult flight: Occasional northern stray in late summer; cannot survive freezing
  • References: Royer 80, Opler & Krizek 75, Scott 208
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