Barred Yellow Butterfly Caterpillar (Eurema daira)

CENTRAL FLORIDA CRITTER OF THE DAY: Barred Yellow Butterfly Caterpillar (Eurema daira)

aka Barred Sulphur. Colors of adults vary by season.

Larval hosts: Shyleaf (Aeschynomene americana), pencilflower (Stylosanthes biflora), and non-native perennial peanut (Arachis glabrata)

Learn: http://www.flmnh.ufl.edu/wildflower/completebutterflydata.asp?id=9
Learn more: http://bugguide.net/node/view/7689

Shown on Florida Native Plant: SHYLEAF (Aeschynomene americana)

Photo of adult:

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Mating pair:

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