are many different types of
butterflies in Australia.
The main groups of different types of butterflies are skippers,
swallowtails, blues, browns, whites and
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The blues are mostly blue butterflies represented by 140 species in
Australia. They include blues, grass blues, pea blues, heath blues,
line blues, opals, dusky blues, pencil blues, flashes, hairstraks,
azures, oak blues, moonbeams, jewels, forest blues, coppers, and ant
Some of the prettiest ones are Amethyst Jewel Hypochrysops elgneri, Narcissus
Jewel Hypochrysops narcissus,
Royal Jewel Hypochrysops polycletus,
Peackock Jewel Hypochrysops pyhtias,
and many other bright blue butterflies possible to confuse with
Ulysses, but the group does not contain the Ulysses.
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Browns, Whites and Yellows
Mostly brown, yellow and white butterflies represented by at least 117
in Australia. They include tigers, monarchs, crows, planes, nymphs,
eggfliers, glasswings, rustics, lacewings, emperors, browns, xenicas,
ringlets, whites, pearl whites, albatrosses, jezebels, gulls, grass
yellows, and migrants.
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Swallowtails is a small group in Australia, with only 18 species, but
some of our most amazing ones. The group includes both our largest -
the Cairns Birdwing (and some other birdwings), and prettiest and most
famous - the electric blue Ulysses butterfly (and other fluted
swallowtails). There are also the troidine swallowtails, and kite
swallowtails - which include the triangle butterflies.
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Skippers are the types of butterflies with broad heads, widely
spread-apart antennaes, and usually fairly small body size. There are
122 species in Australia, and they include swifts, darters, palm darts,
grall darts, skippers, iris skippers, sand skippers, sedge skippers,
grass skippers, ochres, awls and flats.
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