E. elathea obsoleta - banded yellow, Brazil E. elathea elathea - false barred sulphur, Grand Cayman E. brigitta - small grass yellow E. hecabe - common grass yellow E. venusta - grass yellow, Brazil
There are over 70 species in the genus, but more than 300 synonymous names have been applied to them. Some species, such as the common African grass yellow (E. hecabe) have over 80 synonyms. The genus itself has over 15 junior generic synonyms. This is the price of being a widespread taxon, as well as a zoogeographical problem.