White Migrant, Common Migrant - Catopsilia pyranthe


This page contains information and pictures about White Migrant Butterflies in the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia. They are also known as Common Migrant.

Wingspan 70mm
The White Migrant butterflies are either pale yellow or white in colours. T
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hey can be distinguished from the other Whites by the brown stria on the under side of both wings.  
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Above pictures were taken on Mar 2012 in Karawatha Forest. 

1. Australian Butterflies - Charles McCubbin, Nelson, Sydney, 1971. p111.
2. Create More Butterflies -  by Frank Jordan and Helen Schwencke, Earthling Enterprises, 2005, p48. 

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Last updated: March 11, 2012.