Breeding season on the Dorrigo Plateau: Thought to be September to April
Flight habit: Nocturnal - Active at night.
Adult Moth: Colour ranges from brown to grey; Size at rest - tip of thorax to tip of forewing: ?? - ??mm Adult Moth: Colour fawn / shades of light brown; Size at rest - tip of thorax to tip of forewing: 50mm; tip of forewing horizontally to tip of other forewing: 42mm
Mature larva: length - ??mm. Colour form: Final instar: Green. Eye Spots: None Other distinguishing features: Pale diagonal stripes along both sides with a pale body length line above them. Dorsal Horn: Forward curving in young larva but shorter backward-curving in final instar.
Draft: Butterfly Page format last updated 18/06/20
Large (Common) Grass-yellow Eurema hecabe Wingspan: 37-40 mm
Sighted: August - June
Distribution: northern WA, the northern areas of NT, FNQ
Migration distribution: if relevant
CLAIRE COTTAGE: Aug 2006, Oct 2005, 2008, 2016, Nov 2002, 2018, Dec 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2016, 2018 - Jan 2001,