Sleepy Orange (Abaeis nicippe)

Sleepy Orange ( Abaeis nicippe )

Aiken, SC 2015/05/12

Sleepy Orange ( Abaeis nicippe )

Jackson, SC 2015/05/13

Member of Family: Pieridae

French common name: Piéride orangé

This species is a rare stray in Southern Ontario. I have yet to see one in Canada.

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

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