SLEEPY ORANGE

Eurema nicippe

Common throughout the states of Alabama and Mississippi, flying nearly all year.  Upper surface orange with wide black borders.  Lower surface yellow-orange with dark diagonal markings.  Markings become darker in fall.

Adult - dorsal

Adult - ventral

Mating Pair

Female Ovipositing

Eggs

Host plant - Senna

Caterpillar

Chrysalis

Adult - ventral

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Late Chrysalis