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Eurema daira palmira / Barred Sulphur (Poey 1853)

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PIERIDAE Color Plate

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Top FemaleUnder Female
Female
Top MlaeUnder Male
Male
Collection: Mc Guire Center of the Florida Natural History Museum

Plate 15 #15a p.140

The female is lighter than the male along with a seasonal variation makes the identification difficult. The dark grey band on the male upperwing is curved and the reverse wings of both male and female is spotless.

Characteristic 2 dots  Eurema daira palmira dry's season markings

Catalogue of the Lepidoptera of the French Antilles

Look at the difference with the straight band on Eurema elathea

Straight bandCurved band
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