SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BUTTERFLIES

Belenois java teutonia (Fabricius)   (Caper White)

Prepupa and pupa

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Pupae, typical colour

White pupa

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Empty pupal shells of Belenois java on Apophyllum anomalum.  
The brown 'sticks' are the chewed remains of the foodplant

Female dark-form butterfly emerging from pupa

Photography by R. Grund