Lesser Wanderer (species: Danaus petilia) in taxonomy (Lizard Island Field Guide)
Danaus petilia
Lesser Wanderer

©Anne Hoggett: Danaus petilia at Lizard Island.

©Anne Hoggett: Danaus petilia at Lizard Island.

©Marianne Dwyer: Danaus petilia at Lizard Island Research Station.
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Arthropoda
Class Insecta
Order Lepidoptera
Family Nymphalidae
Genus Danaus
Species Danaus petilia

Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • Size data has not been obtained.


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution

Web resources


  • Lachlan, R.B. (2006). New records of hawk moths and butterflies (Lepidoptera) from Lizard Island, northern Queensland, Australian Entomologist, 33: 133-135. LIRS catalog number 981.