Australian Painted lady
Vanessa kershawi

Common in Adelaide gardens particularly during spring as they migrate from northern areas. Caterpillars feed on everlasting daisies.

You can learn a lot more about this butterfly, on the research-quality website now managed by BCSA, (here)

Key Facts

Size (Male):43mm
Size (Female):47mm
Mature Larva Length:32mm
Months of Flight:jan, feb, mar, apr, may, jun, jul, aug, sep, oct, nov, dec
Alternate Names:Blue Spotted painted lady
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