Catopsilia gorgophone

Catopsilia gorgophone

Catopsilia gorgophone

(Yellow Migrant)

FAMILY

Pieridae

Species

Catopsilia gorgophone

Common name

Yellow Migrant

Main colour(s)

White and yellow

Distinctive features

Wingspan 56/56 mm, hind wing yellow

Campus

Townsvile

Description

The hosts plants for the larvae of this butterfly are species of Senna and possibly some species of Cassia. Mature larvae 35 mm long, body green with yellow line, some small blue spots on each segment; head green. Adults have a white to cream fore wing with some black spots near the apical margin; hind wing is yellow; lower surface paler.