Olympia Marble

Euchloe olympia
Whites

Appearance: Above, white with black forewing cell bar and black shadowing at wing tips. Below, sparse yellow-green marbling on hind wing (much less than on Large Marble).

Size: Medium; 1 3/8 to 2 inches

Habitat: Grasslands in foothills and plains

Season: April to early July

Larval Foodplant: Rock cress and crucifers

Did You Know…
Fresh individuals may show a pink tint in the wings when perched.

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