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Sleepy orange

Eurema nicippe

Description:

A medium-sized Pierid with a rather slow flight, usually close to the ground. Upperside of wings flash a lovely burnt orange. Underside of wings have variable markings: in winter form, underside of hindwing is brick red, brown, or tan; in summer form it is orange-yellow. Diagonal brown markings on underside of hindwings are distinguishable in all variations.

Habitat:

Spotted at Mount Magazine State Park.


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Brian38
Spotted by
Brian38

Arkansas, USA

Lat: 35.17, Long: -93.64

Spotted on Sep 13, 2018
Submitted on Sep 25, 2018

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