Purple Crow - Euploea tulliolus
This page contains pictures and information about Purple Crow Butterflies in
the Brisbane area, Queensland, Australia.
- Wingspan 65mm
- This butterfly is fairy common in Brisbane bushland. They usually
fly slow near the ground.
- This butterfly also called Eastern Brown Crow or Dwarf Crow.
This butterfly is brownish black in colour, with white spots jointed to
form white bands on edges of forewings. It becomes brightly purple under
sunlight. We sometime them in Mt-Gravett
bushlands during summer.
- 1. Australian Tropical Butterflies - By Peter Valentine, Clifford
Frith (photos), Dawn
Frith (photos), 1991, p59.
- 2. Create
More Butterflies - by Frank Jordan and Helen Schwencke,
Earthling Enterprises, 2005, p198.
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