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Bright Cornelian
    (on Tuckeroo)

Bright Cornelian Tuckeroo poster

Bright Cornelian

(Deudorix diovis)

The Bright Cornelian inhabits monsoon forest (vine thicket), rainforest and riparian closed-forest as well as suburban areas where larval food plants are grown as street trees. It is found in Papua and along the east coast of Australia

Host Plant:

Tuckeroo, (Cupaniopsis anacardioides), a medium-sized evergreen with green yellow flowers followed by orange berries. This plant can also host the Common Pencil-blue butterfly which is also depicted on this sign.

Learn more about the Bright Cornelian in the book entitled Create More Butterflies by Frank Jordan & Helen Schwencke which is available from Earthling Enterprises