Caper Gull Cepora perimale Wingspan: 43 mm Sighted: October (2012), December (2010), February (2016)
Larval food plants:
DORRIGO PLATEAU: CAPPARACEAE - Capparis arborea
ELSEWHERE: (as for Dorrigo Plateau) plus CAPPARACEAE - Capparis canescens, C. jacobsii, C. mitchellii, C. sepiaria, C. umbonata, C. velutina
This infrequent visitor to our property (only sighted on three occasions) is yet to be photographed here.
The butterfly is almost identical in size to the Cabbage White and is not easy to distinguish in flight. However it is a stronger faster flyer adding in part to the difficulties of identification if it chooses not to settle and feed.