This widespread butterfly is generally uncommon in Adelaide. Caterpillars are similar to the Wanderer caterpillars and normally feed on desert pear a native cotton bush in the north. In Adelaide they have adapted to eat introduced milkweed plants.
You can learn a lot more about this butterfly on this research-quality website (now managed by the BCSA)
|Mature Larva Length:||38mm|
|Months of Flight:||jan, feb, mar, apr, may, jun, jul, aug, sep, oct, nov, dec|
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