Eurema daira (Godart, 1819)
Status: Very rare stray
NENHP Rank: Not listed
Range: The Barred Yellow is a resident from Argentina to Mexico and extreme southern portions of Florida and Texas. It occasionally strays north as far as South Dakota.
Larval Hostplant(s): Various legumes of which the following genera occur in Nebraska: Cassia, Strophostyles & Glycyrrhia.
Broods/Flight Times: Year round in its southern home range.
Overwintering: Does not overwinter north of Texas.
Habitat: No habitat preference as a stray.
Avg. Wingspan: 1 1/4 – 1 5/8 inches
Notes: There is a single record of this butterfly from Nebraska found by Steve Spomer at Indian Cave State Park on July 24 1977.