Elodina queenslandica

Elodina queenslandica

Elodina queenslandica

(Glistening Pearl-white)

FAMILY

Pieridae

Species

Elodina queenslandica

Common name

Glistening Pearl-white

Main colour(s)

White

Distinctive feature

Wingspan 36/38 mm

Campus

Townsville

Description

The larvae of this species are known to feed on Capparis sepiaria but probably feed on other species of Capparis as well. Details of mature larvae not recorded. Adults have a pearly-white fore wing edged on the upper surface with black and a grey smudge near the base; hind wing is basically white.