By: Benjemma
Species: Orchard Butterfly
Date: 29.05.2021

About this flag

Orchard Butterfly

  • Element 1: Emblem

    Diet - lantana nectar

    Adults feed on the nectar of the non-native plant lantana.

  • Element 2: Pattern

    Aesthetics - wing pattern

    Males are brown with a stipe across the forewing and a pale patch and red spot on the hindwing. Females are larger and possess more ornate patterning. Hindwings contain a number of red and blue spots and forewings are adorned with a large light band across the uppermost part of the wing.