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Dynamic red-spotted Jezebel Endemic to this country, the red-spotted Jezebel (also commonly called wood white) is an enchanting sight to behold. <br />
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The upper surface of the wing area is white-silver-grey, with black margins and a row of white spots. In both sexes, the under surface of the hindwings is most colourful, showing large yellow patches and subterminal bands of red spots.<br />
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Wingspan around 4 cm. <br />
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Dynamic red-spotted Jezebel

Endemic to this country, the red-spotted Jezebel (also commonly called wood white) is an enchanting sight to behold.

The upper surface of the wing area is white-silver-grey, with black margins and a row of white spots. In both sexes, the under surface of the hindwings is most colourful, showing large yellow patches and subterminal bands of red spots.

Wingspan around 4 cm.

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  1. So beautiful! Posted 13 days ago

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The Wood White or Red-spotted Jezebel is a butterfly in the family Pieridae. It is endemic to Australia. The wingspan is 60–70 mm. The larvae feed on ''Exocarpos'', ''Santalum'' and ''Amyema'' species.

Similar species: Moths And Butterflies
Species identified by Ruth Spigelman
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By Ruth Spigelman

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Uploaded Sep 22, 2022. Captured Sep 17, 2022 13:36 in 79 Mitchell St, Merewether NSW 2291, Australia.
  • Canon EOS 60D
  • f/11.0
  • 1/99s
  • ISO125
  • 100mm