Swallowtail butterflies.

Troides euphorion

Cairns Birdwing Butterfly

Cressida cressida

Clearwing Swallowtail

Graphium eurypylus

Pale Triangle

Papilio ulysses

Ulysses Butterfly

Papilio argeus

Orchard Swallowtail

Papilio anactus

Dingy Swallowtail

Papilio demoleus

Chequered Swallowtail

Cressida cressida larvae


Insects of Australia (Chapter 41: Lepidoptera)

E.S. Nielson and I.F.B. Common

CSIRO, Division of Entomology

1137pp (2 volumes), Melbourne University Press, 2nd Edition 1999.



Butterflies of Australia

Braby, Michael F.

CSIRO Publishing, 2 volumes, 2000


Australian Tropical Butterflies

Valentine, Peter

Photography: Clifford & Dawn Frith

Tropical Australian Graphics, 1988


For a more extensive coverage of the butterfly families link to the following site:

Butterflies of the Townsville Area - Peter Valentine