Chequered Swallowtail caterpillar and butterfly

Chequered Swallowtail caterpillar

Chequered Swallowtail caterpillar on the host plant Cullen tenax in the front garden (19 Feb 2022. Photo includes some leaves from Hovea acutifolia)

and a few weeks later…

Chequered Swallowtail

and from the side (10 March 2022)

(10 March 2022)

A butterfly friendly garden needs host plants, food plants, water, and to be free of herbicides and pesticides.

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