A north and eastern Australian species that has occasionally visited South Australia however this species has extended its range due to the orchard planting of the caterpillar foodplant Citrus sp. Wingspan: male 102mm, female 108mm.


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

Key Facts

Size (Male):102mm
Size (Female):108mm
Mature Larva Length:mm
Months of Flight:jan, feb, mar, apr, may, jun, jul, aug, sep, oct, nov, dec
Alternate Names:Large Citrus butterfly