|Common Grass Yellow Butterflies Mating|
A right yellow butterfly with black borders on the upperside of its wings. It is found all over India.
It has a weak fluttering flight and feeds mostly on small, low growing flowers.
Eggs are laid on closed tender leaves of leguminous plants.
|Eggs of Common Grass Yellow Butterfly|
Caterpillar is yellowish, does not venture far from and pupation occurs on or near the host plant, near to the ground.
|Caterpillar of Common Grass Yellow Butterfly|
|Pupa of Common Grass Yellow Butterfly|
Host plants are Legunimous and of families Mimosaceae (acacias, touch me not), Caesalpiniaceae (Cassia) and Fabaceae.