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  Jezebel Nymph (Mynes geoffroyi)





Jezebel Nymph | Mynes geoffroyi photo
Jezebel Nymph

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JEZEBEL NYMPH FACTS

Identification
The Jezebel Nymph is more brightly coloured on the underside than above. The upper surface of the wings is white with broad black border on the outer edge of forewing, and narrow black border on outer edge of hindwings. The underside of the wings is black with yellow, red and white markings.

Size
Length: 50mm - 57mm

Habitat
rainforest

Food
larvae feed on Dendrocnide moroides (stinging tree), Dendrocnide photinophylla, Pipturus argenteus

Range
east coast of Queensland from Cape York to New South Wales border



Classification
Class:Insecta
Order:Lepidoptera
Family:Nymphalidae
Genus:Mynes
Species:geoffroyi
Common Name:Jezebel Nymph