Larval foodplant families
of the 142 Butterfly species
found around Sydney
 
 
Don Herbison-Evans
(donherbisonevans@outlook.com)
and
Stella Crossley

Number
of
species
   FOOD
14
Polyphagus
27
Poaceae
14
Cyperaceae
10
Laxmanniaceae
10
Mimosaceae
8
Loranthaceae
5
Fabaceae
5
Caesalpinaceae
5
Capparaceae
5
Apocynaceae
3
Lauraceae
2
Acanthaceae
2
Chenopodiaceae
2
Iridaceae
2
Pittosporaceae
2
Rhamnaceae
2
Rutaceae
2
Urticaceae
1
Annonaceae
1
Araliaceae
1
Arecaceae
1
Aristolochiaceae
1
Atherospermataceae
1
Brassicaceae
1
Combretaceae
1
Cycadaceae
1
Epacridaceae
1
Euphorbiaceae
1
Flagellariaceae
1
Oxalidaceae
1
Passifloraceae
1
Plumbaginaceae
1
Proteaceae
1
Santalaceae
1
Thymelaeaceae
1
Viscaceae
3
Formicidae

Link to
Foodplant Families of Australian Butterflies

Australian
Australian Butterflies
butterflies
Flower
Plant families
families
Australian
Australian Moths
moths

(updated 28 November 2009, 15 January 2014)