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Atlas of North Dakota Butterflies

Mexican Yellow (Eurema mexicanum)

  • BND: Mexican Yellow; Eurema mexicanum (Boisduval, 1836)
  • BNA: Mexican Yellow; Eurema mexicana
  • Habitat: Rare late summer stray
  • Larval food: Cassia spp., Acacia within normal breeding range
  • Adult flight: Occasional stray in late summer; cannot survive freezing; rarely encountered in ND
  • References: Royer 81, Opler & Krizek 74, Scott 206
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