Steenbok Nature Reserve
Common NameFamily Name
Clouded YellowColias electo electo

Male upperside                                         Female upperside                            Male underside

Migrant, common throughout Africa. Flies throughout the year.
Wingspan 35-50 mm. Female yellow or white ground colour with black markings.
Flies throughout the day. Strong flier, rarely stops.
Larval foodplants
Medicago sativa, Trifolium spp., Vicia spp.