Immigrated to Adelaide in 1875 from the eastern states. Caterpillars only known to feed on the introduced milk-weeds, cotton bushes and swan plants. The males are distinguished by a dark spot (gland) on the hind wing.

Key Facts

Family:nymphalidae
Size (Male):93mm
Size (Female):92mm
Mature Larva Length:45mm
Months of Flight:a:12:{i:0;s:3:"jan";i:1;s:3:"feb";i:2;s:3:"mar";i:3;s:3:"apr";i:4;s:3:"may";i:5;s:3:"jun";i:6;s:3:"jul";i:7;s:3:"aug";i:8;s:3:"sep";i:9;s:3:"oct";i:10;s:3:"nov";i:11;s:3:"dec";}
Abundance:common
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