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.
You can learn a lot more about this butterfly on this research-quality website (now managed by the BCSA)
|Mature Larva Length:||45mm|
|Months of Flight:||jan, feb, mar, apr, may, jun, jul, aug, sep, oct, nov, dec|
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