Species Page: Barred Yellow (Eurema daira)

Barred Sulphur

Eurema daira (Godart, 1819)

Family: Pieridae

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: CassiaStrophostyles & 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

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Notes: There is a single record of this butterfly from Nebraska found by Steve Spomer at Indian Cave State Park on July 24 1977.