Caper Gull - Cepora perimale scyllara


This page contains information and pictures about Caper Gull Butterflies in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia. They also known as Australian Gull.
Wingspan 60mm
The Caterpillar of Australian Gull is green with yellow dots and white hairs. They feed on wild Caper. They fly rapidly during the day. They are fairly common in Brisbane bushlands. 
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Pictures were taken on White Hill top on late summer. At first we thought this butterfly was the Yellow Albatross. Both butterflies were yellow and white and colour with black wing margins. However, their wing margin patterns are quite different. 

1. Create More Butterflies -  by Frank Jordan and Helen Schwencke, Earthling Enterprises, 2005, p9.
2. Australian Tropical Butterflies - By Peter Valentine, Clifford Frith (photos), Dawn Frith (photos), 1991, p34.
3. The Complete Field Guide to Butterflies of Australia - Michael F Braby, Australian National University, CSIRO 2004, p134. 


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Last updated: June 22, 2010.