Tailed Emperor (on Snow Wood)

Tailed Emperor

(Polyura Sempronius)

The Tailed Emperor is a large butterfly that lives in a variety of habitats, mainly northern and eastern Australia; as well as suburban localities where native and introduced larval food plants are often grown as ornamental trees.

Host Plant:

The Snow Wood(Pararchidendron Pruinosum), a flowering Australian rainforest tree that can grow to 15 metres.

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