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Common Crow, Euploea corinna, pinned adult male specimen. © Queensland Museum, Jeff Wright. Garden Butterflies
Butterflies are common visitors to backyards and a wide variety of species drop in to feed on nectar from blossoms. Some are regular garden-dwellers, their caterpillars feeding on widely-grown garden plants or street trees. A few species are even pests of citrus, palms and vegetables.
Insects
Butterflies
Dainty Swallowtail, Papilio anactus, pinned adult specimen. © Queensland Museum, Jeff Wright. Dainty Swallowtail
The Dainty Swallowtail butterfly has black wings with white spots and patches; row of red spots bordering hindwings. It is widespread in eastern Australia from Qld south to Adelaide, SA.
Insects
Butterflies
Common Green Treefrog Common Green Treefrog
The Common Green Treefrog is a large species. It is bright to dull green with a rounded head. It is widespread through northern and eastern Australia.
Frogs
Tusked Frog Tusked Frog
The Tusked Frog is medium sized. It is back is brown with dark blotches. It is found in south-eastern Queensland and north-eastern New South Wales.
Frogs
Common Crow, Euploea corinna, pinned adult male specimen. © Queensland Museum, Jeff Wright. Common Crow
The Common Crow butterfly is found in open forest and woodland. It is widespread across northern and eastern Australia. In Brisbane gardens, they feed mostly on oleanders and figs.
Insects
Butterflies
Orange Palmdart, Cephrenes augiades, pinned adult specimen. © Queensland Museum. Orange Palmdart
The Orange Palmdart is found in rainforest, suburban gardens and nurseries with palms. It is widespread across northern and eastern Australia. Caterpillars are pale green with banded heads. They feed on palms, sewing adjacent leaflets together to form feeding retreats. When the caterpillars pupate inside the same shelter they produce a whitish floury deposit.
Insects
Butterflies
Cabbage White, Pieris rapae, pinned adult specimen. © Queensland Museum, Jeff Wright. Cabbage White
The Cabbage White butterfly has white wings with creamy yellow undersides. It is found throughout Australia. Caterpillars are pale green with a thin yellowish line down the back. It is a pest of cruciferous crops such as cabbages, cauliflower and broccoli.
Insects
Butterflies
Plumbago Blue, Leptotes plinius, underside of pinned adult specimen. © Queensland Museum. Plumbago Blue
The Plumbago Blue butterfly is rarely found far from Plumbago plants. The flattened green caterpillars feed on the buds and flowers. It occurs in Eastern Australia from north of Cooktown, Qld, to Wollongong, NSW.
Insects
Butterflies
Blue Triangle, Graphium choredon, pinned adult specimen. © Queensland Museum, Jeff Wright. Blue Triangle
The Blue Triangle butterfly has triangular wings each with a central pale blue area bordered with dark brown. It is found in eastern coastal Qld and NSW.
Insects
Butterflies
Orchard Swallowtail, Papilio aegeus, pinned adult female specimen. © Queensland Museum. Orchard Swallowtail
The Orchard Swallowtail butterfly is widespread in northern and eastern Australia.
Insects
Butterflies
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