Graphium agamemnon

Graphium agamemnon

Graphium agamemnon

(Green Spotted Triangle)

FAMILY

Papilionidae

Species

Graphium agamemnon

Common name

Green Spotted Triangle

Main colour(s)

Black and green

Distinctive features

Wingspan 62/65 mm; red spot on hind

Campus

Cairns, Townsville

Description

The larvae are known to feed on both native and introduced species of the custard apple family, the Annonaceae. Mature larvae yellowish-green with darker markings, several spines present. Adults black with numerous green to yellowish-green spots; lower surface similar but ground colour is brownish and there is a red spot near the wing base.