Queensland Pearl White
PIERINAE, PIERIDAE, PAPILIONOIDEA
This Caterpillar is known to feed on :
The upper surfaces of the wings of the adult butterfly are white with black termen and wingtips. The undersides are white, with a yellow patch by the body, grey tips under the forewings, and several faint brown spots under each hindwing. The butterfly has a wingspan up to 4 cms.
The species is found in Australia along most of the coastal strip of
Further reading :
Michael F. Braby,
Butterflies of Australia,
CSIRO Publishing, Melbourne 2000, vol. 1, pp. 315-316.
Murdoch De Baar & David L. Hancock,
The Australian species of Elodina C & R Felder (Lepidoptera; Pieridae),
Australian Entomological Magazine,
Volume 20 (1993), pp. 25-43.
(updated 1 January 2012, 29 October 2013, 19 March 2015)