SOUTH AUSTRALIAN BUTTERFLIES

Elodina padusa (Hewitson)  (Narrow-winged Pearl-white)

Prepupa

Pupae, side view closeups

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Different colour forms of the pupae

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Ventral views showing the unusually long proboscis.
(Specimen on left is diseased, causing the pink discolouration.
Specimen on right shows that pupation is not always symmetrical, as one antenna is longer than the other)