Little Yellow (Pyrisitia lisa)

Little Yellow ( Pyrisitia lisa )

Stevensville, ON 2012/05/07

Little Yellow ( Pyrisitia lisa )

Stevensville, ON 2012/05/07

Member of Family: Pieridae

French common name: Petit coliade

This species was once a regular visitor to Southern Ontario, but it hasn't been reported as often in recent years. It has been known to show up as far north as the Ottawa area. So far, I've only seen and photographed this one individual.

To see where this butterfly has been reported, visit: The Ontario Butterfly Atlas Online

For more info on this species, visit the Butterflies of Canada (en français)