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Dainty Yellow

Nathalis iole

Description:

Small, with elongated forewings. Upperside yellow with black markings, female with more extensive black than male. White form very rare. Underside of forewing with orange or yellow patch at base of wing and black spots at outer wing edge. Winter form has dusty green hindwing, summer form hindwing is pale yellow. Wing Span: 3/4 - 1 1/4 inches (2 - 3.2 cm).

Habitat:

Garden with native plants.

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joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Tucson, Arizona, USA

Spotted on Nov 4, 2013
Submitted on Dec 7, 2013

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