Caterpillar Identification Guide

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Little Yellow

Genus-Species: Eurema lisa

Host Plants: Partridge pea.

Habitat: Open meadows and roadsides, especially where its favorite host plant partridge pea grows.

Comments: The Little Yellow is a common migrant species in Wisconsin. It is not likely that this butterfly can survive Wisconsin winters, and its population here is replenished each year from the southern states.

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