Tailed Emperor


Common Name:        Tailed Emperor

Scientific Name:        Polyura pyrrhus sempronius

Some Host Plants:    10 Wattles – incl. Acacia decurrans, Albizias – incl. Albizia lebbeck, Brachychiton acerifolius, B. australis, Cassia brewsterii, *Cassia fistula, C. marksiana, Celtis paniculata, *C. sinensis, Paraserianthes lopantha, Senna spp.

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.