This page contains information and pictures about Scarlet
Jezabel Butterflies in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
They also known as Northern Jezabel.
- Wingspan 65mm, male
- We found this Scarlet Jezabel hiding in shade during a hot mid summer
afternoon in Karawatha Forest, otherwise they usually fly high near the
tree top. The caterpillar feeds
pupa is about is orange-yellow with black spikes. It is attached to a leaf
of the food plants.
- Length 20mm
- 1. Australian Tropical Butterflies - By Peter Valentine, Clifford
Frith (photos), Dawn
Frith (photos), 1991, p37.
- 2. The Complete
Field Guide to Butterflies of Australia - Michael F Braby,
Australian National University, CSIRO 2004, p138.
- 3. Delias argenthona (Fabricius, 1793) - Don Herbison-Evans & Stella Crossley.
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