The Mimosa Yellow Sulphur naturally gets its name from its bright yellow coloring.
The Mimosa Yellow Sulphur Butterfly is typically 0.7 inches to 1.1 inches (18mm to 30mm) in size and has the following descriptors / identifiers: yellow; black; green; white.
This insect can be found in the following North American states / territories: Alabama; Florida; Georgia; Louisiana; Mississippi; Texas; Mexico.
*Please note that the states/territories listed above are a general indicator of areas inhabited by the Mimosa Yellow Sulphur Butterfly. Insects generally go where they please, typically driven by diet, environmental changes, and / or mating habits.
Territorial Area Map (Visual Reference Guide)
The map below showcases (in red) the states and territories of North America where the Mimosa Yellow Sulphur Butterfly may be found (but is not limited to). This sort of data can be useful in seeing concentrations of a particular species over the continent as well as revealing possible migratory patterns over a species' given lifespan. Some species are naturally confined by environment, weather, mating habits, food resources and the like while others see widespread expansion across most, or all, of North America