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Scalloped Grass Yellow Butterfly

Eurema alitha

Description:

The larvae of this species feed on the native legume Glycine tabacina, which is often found twining amongst grasses. Mature larvae 28 mm long, body is bluish-green to bluish-grey with some purple spots; head greenish yellow. Adult fore wing is yellow with a broad brownish black margin, hind wing is yellow with black or dark brown on the terminal edge, margin weakly scalloped.

1 Species ID Suggestions

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago
Scalloped Grass Yellow
Eurema alitha Butterflies of Australia - Eurema alitha


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5 Comments

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 7 years ago

Added information

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 7 years ago

Added photo

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 7 years ago

Addd ID, Thanks again Bayucca

MacChristiansen
MacChristiansen 7 years ago

Looks good Bayucca, I'll go with that, thanks

bayucca
bayucca 7 years ago

Please, verify! One of my 5 seconds ID ;-)... Might be wrong, but looks actually not bad...

MacChristiansen
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MacChristiansen

New South Wales, Australia

Spotted on Apr 15, 2013
Submitted on Apr 15, 2013

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