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Dainty Yellow Sulphur

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:

Wildlife habitat yard on Belton Lake.

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joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Texas, USA

Spotted on Mar 6, 2013
Submitted on Mar 11, 2013

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