Catopsilia scylla

Catopsilia scylla

Catopsilia scylla

(Orange Migrant)

FAMILY

Pieridae

Species

Catopsilia scylla

Common name

Orange Migrant

Main colour(s)

White

Distinctive feature

Wingspan 54/54 mm

Campus

Cairns, Townsville

Description

Food plants for his species are several species of Senna. Mature larvae are apparently green with a yellow band and blue spots (Valentine). Adults have a white to cream fore wing with a black marginal band; hind wing is orange to orange-yellow.