The White Peacock (Anartia jatrophae) 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
|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 (dorsal view)
White Peacock Butterfly
White Peacock Butterfly (ventral view)