Blue Tiger (on Corky Milk Vine)

Blue Tiger

(Tirumala hamata)

Also known as Dark Blue Tiger or Blue Wanderer, the Blue Tiger is found in South-east Asia and Australia, in monsoon forest (vine thicket) and littoral rainforest where the larval food plants grow as large vines. Has been observed in mass migrations to the south in some years.

Host Plant:

The Corky milk vine (Secamone elliptica), a species of vine or liana. This plant can also host the Common Crow butterfly which is depicted on this sign.

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