Attributes of Eurema salome

Salome Yellow
Eurema salome (C. Felder & R. Felder, 1861)

Family: Pieridae
Subfamily: Coliadinae
Identification: Wings yellow, upper surface of forewings with black margins projecting into yellow ground. Male has black border on hindwings, female is lacking border. Both sexes with tail-like hindwing projections.
Wing Span: 1 7/8 - 2 1/4 inches (4.7 - 5.7 cm).
Life History: None reported.
Flight: August-September in South Texas, all year in tropics.
Caterpillar Hosts: Diphysa in the pea family (Fabaceae).
Adult Food: Nectar from a wide variety of flowers.
Habitat: Forest openings and edges; roadcuts.
Range: Peru northward through tropical America; extremely rare migrant to lower Rio Grande Valley, Texas.
Conservation: Not required for rare vagrant.
NCGR: G4 - Apparently secure globally, though it might be quite rare in parts of its range, especially at the periphery.
Management Needs: None reported.
Taxonomy Notes:

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Observation Date Submitter Region Verified Datesort icon
February 13, 2014 Doug Taron Jalisco, Mexico February 23, 2014 Details
October 02, 2010 Doug Taron Veracruz-Llave, Mexico January 12, 2013 Details
September 09, 2009 Roselvy Juárez San Salvador, El Salvador June 03, 2012 Details
September 26, 2009 Roselvy Juárez Santa Ana, El Salvador May 22, 2012 Details
May 11, 2012 John van Dort Francisco Morazán, Honduras May 14, 2012 Details
October 17, 2006 legacy.reporter (Mike Overton, Paul Opler) Tamaulipas, Mexico October 01, 2007 Details
October 21, 2003 legacy.reporter (North American Butterfly Association (NABA) of South Texas)) Tamaulipas, Mexico January 29, 2007 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Sinaloa, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Baja California Sur, Mexico December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Hidalgo County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details
January 01, 1950 legacy.reporter Cameron County, Texas, United States December 31, 2004 Details