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Eurema daira (Fairy yellow)

Synonyms: Terias lydia

Wikipedia Abstract

The Fairy Yellow, Barred Yellow or Barred Sulphur (Eurema daira) is a butterfly of the Pieridae family. It is found from Argentina north to the southern United States. Strays can be found up to southern Arizona, South Dakota, southern Texas and even Washington D. C.The wingspan is 32–41 mm. Adults are on wing year round in the southern part of the range and in late summer and fall as vagrant.The larvae feed on Fabaceae species, including Stylosanthes biflora and Aeschynomene species.
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Prey / Diet

Aeschynomene americana (American Sensitive Plant (En))[1]
Aeschynomene viscidula (sticky jointvetch)[1]
Arachis hypogaea (Earthnut)[1]
Medicago lupulina (nonesuch)[1]
Mimosa pudica (shameplant)[1]
Stylosanthes biflora (endbeak pencilflower)[1]



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1Jorrit H. Poelen, James D. Simons and Chris J. Mungall. (2014). Global Biotic Interactions: An open infrastructure to share and analyze species-interaction datasets. Ecological Informatics.
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