Australian Painted Lady
Insect - Butterfly
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Blue-spotted Painted Lady
Females lay single green eggs on food plant leaf. The whole lifecycle is approximately 53 days.
The forewing has four white dots near the apex and a white bar running inward from the edge.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
This species undergoes mass migration from northern regions on the east coast towards the south-west.
Herbivore. Native Everlasting daisies, other daisy species, grasses and introduced Capeweed, Scotch Thistle and Lavender.
Native to Australia