Cairns Birdwing


Common Name:       Cairns Birdwing

Scientific Name:        Ornithoptera euphorion

Some Host Plants:    Aristolochia acuminata, A. indica, A. pubera, A. thozetii,

                                    Pararistolochia australopithecurus, P. deltantha, P. sparisufolia

Location and Flying Season:


NB: Shaded boxes on the table indicate the months that butterflies are flying.  Black shading on the map indicate areas that butterflies usually occur. Cross hatched areas show where butterflies sometimes occur.