White Peacock (Anartia jatrophae)

The White Peacock butterfly is mainly whitish, with light brown markings. It ranges from the southern parts of Texas and Florida into South America. The White Peacock can often be found along stream banks, parks and fields.

Wing spread: 2.0" - 2.3"

Host Plants: Verbenas, acanthus, green shrimp plant, water hyssop and Ruellia

White Peacock Butterfly Life Cycle Stages and Times

Stage Typical Duration
Egg stage 4 to 14 days
Caterpillar (larval) stage 2 to 4 weeks
Chrysalis (pupal) stage 7 to 14 days
Adult butterfly stage 6 to 20 days

 

White Peacock Butterfly
White Peacock Butterfly