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Dainty 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.


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joanbstanley
Spotted by
joanbstanley

Highland Village, Texas, USA

Lat: 33.08, Long: -97.07

Spotted on Oct 3, 2014
Submitted on Oct 8, 2014

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