Species Details

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Spotless Grass Yellow Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Eurema laeta
Family : Pieridae
Order : Lepidoptera
Class : Insecta
Phylum : Arthropoda
Habitat : Forests,plainlands
Description : Wet Form (Male): Pale yellow upper-side with slight grey-black scales at the base. Forewing bears a broad black outer marginal band curving from middle of costa to upper median, then sinuating to lower median, with a deeply excavated posterior end. Hindwing features a distinct black complete band and a salmon-colored patch between costal and sub-costal veins. Underside is paler yellow with faint marginal dots and small upper discocellular streaks on both wings, along with a dot above the cell and discal transverse streaks on hind-wing. Forewing has a sub-basal oval patch of compact salmon-colored scales.

Wet Form (Female): Lighter yellow upper-side. Outer band on forewing is somewhat broader. Hindwing band is broader anteriorly and complete, lacking a costal patch. Underside resembles male, without the sub-basal patch.

Dry Form (Male): Upper-side is similar to wet form, with a more deeply excavated posterior end of the outer marginal band. Underside shows clearer ordinary markings.

Dry Form (Female): Upper-side displays a fading posterior end of the forewing's outer band. Hindwing band is narrower and might be broken towards the posterior. Underside markings resemble those of the male.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Zarin Tasnim,Department of Zoology,University of Dhaka;information source:IUCN Red List Bangladesh-2015, books.google.com/books?id=cuPPjOMcu_4Cphoto credit:Vijay Vanaparthy (www.inaturalist.org/people/Vijay Vanaparthy ),photo copyright: iNaturalist. more information please contact with us.