A common butterfly in the Adelaide area. Considered a pest species, accidentally introduced to Australia in the late 1920’s. Caterpillars feed on herbaceous garden plants and vegetables.
You can learn a lot more about this butterfly on this research-quality website (now managed by the BCSA)
|Mature Larva Length:||27mm|
|Months of Flight:||jan, feb, mar, apr, may, jun, jul, aug, sep, oct, nov, dec|
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