Caper White
Female, ventral
Ellura
Small Grass-yellow Butterfly
'Winter' Form
 
    
Spotted Jezebel (Delias aganippe)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Jointed Legs (Arthropoda) - Insects (Insecta)
Order: Butterflies & Moths (Lepidoptera)
Family: White & Yellow Butterfly (Papilionoidea: Pieridae)
Species: Spotted Jezebel (Delias aganippe)
This Photo:     Female
Other name: Wood White

General Species Information:
Found on Ellura (in the Murray Mallee, SA) and elsewhere
A brightly coloured butterfly with red, yellow and white splashes on black.
Someone loose their 1970's kitchen curtains?-)

Copyright © 2011- Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 01-Sep-2011
This species is classed as R (Rare) on the South Australian Butterflies & Moths website