SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BUTTERFLIES

Nacaduba biocellata biocellata (C. & R. Felder)  (Two-spotted Line-blue)

First instar larva immediately after emerging from egg, head on right

First instar larva, head on left

Late first instar larva on left with head exposed, second instar larva on right.  Head on right

Third instar larva on left, fourth instar larva on right.  Head on right

Final instar larvae, head on left

Photography by R. Grund

Final instar larva, green coloured variety, head on left.
It has been devouring the buds of an Acacia flower cluster

Photography by R. Fisher