White or Common Migrant
Catopsilia pyranthe

Occasional visitor to Adelaide. Caterpillars eat Cassia and Senna plants. Pale form most common in South Australia, dark form, rarely seen.


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

Key Facts

Size (Male):53mm
Size (Female):53mm
Mature Larva Length:mm
Months of Flight:feb, mar, apr, may, sep, oct
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