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Varied eggfly (female)

Hypolimnas bolina




Grassland / cane field

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Varied eggfly (female)
Hypolimnas bolina Common Eggfly Butterfly, Varied Eggfly - Hypolimnas bolina

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CrisBeswick 10 years ago

Definitely the hypolimnas bolina thanks :)

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 10 years ago

.....although Daniele may also be right. Two places to start some research.

Neil Ross
Neil Ross 10 years ago

Hi Cris. This is definitely a variety of Swallowtail Butterfly. I don't think it's the Orchard Swallowtail (wrong colours to the ones I've seen), but the wing shape is exactly the same and general markings are very similar. Hope this helps to identify this beauty.

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Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Spotted on May 23, 2013
Submitted on May 28, 2013

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