LURCHER BUTTERFLY FACTS
The Lurcher butterfly is dark brown above with broad orange band across both pairs of wings. The underside pattern is pale brown or brownish grey with a less distinct band. Female butterflies are slightly larger than males.
wingspan 67mm to 69mm
lowland rainforest and vine thicket, often near creeks or moist areas
food plants are small herbaceous rainforest plants Dipteracathus, Ruellia
eastern coastal areas of Cape York peninsula in northern Queensland
|Common Name:||Lurcher Butterfly|