Eurema desjardinsii marshalli - Angled grass yellow

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Eurema desjardinsii

Photo(s): Bart Wursten, Cleveland Dam, Harare.

Species details:

Note: Easily distinguished from other species in the genus by the distinctly angled or "elbowed" hindwing.
Distribution: Widespread and common through the eastern parts of South Africa and Zimbabwe.
Related plant families:
Related plant genera:
Related plant species:
ClusiaceaeHypericum aethiopicum subsp. sonderi (Food plant)
Fabaceae subfamily CaesalpinioideaeChamaecrista mimosoides (Food plant)
Literature:

Copyright: Mark Hyde, Bart Wursten, Petra Ballings and Meg Coates Palgrave 2007-18

Hyde, M.A., Wursten, B.T., Ballings, P. & Coates Palgrave, M. (2018). Flora of Mozambique: Lepidoptera - Butterflies and Moths: Eurema desjardinsii marshalli.
http://www.mozambiqueflora.com/speciesdata/insect-display.php?insect_species_id=400040, retrieved 19 January 2018

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