Desert Marble (Euchloe hyantis lotta)
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Desert Marble (Euchloe lotta)

General: Desert Marbles (Euchloe hyantis lotta) are medium-sized butterflies recognized by their white wings, white bodies, and small black spots on the wings. The black antenna has a white tip. The underside of the wings is green and white, looking much like an old leaf.

Taxonomy: Family: Pieridae (whites and sulphurs); Subfamily: Pierinae (whites).

Where to Find: Desert Marbles occur throughout western North America, including southern Nevada, but not in coastal areas. This species can be common in our area during spring and summer.


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Note: All distances, elevations, and other facts are approximate.
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