Our website contains intriguing and valuable information about the importance of invertebrates in the environment. Access published articles on butterflies and other invertebrates.
We recommend growing butterfly host plants and the construction of invertebrate-friendly gardens to encourage an increase in biodiversity. The BOIC works with other community organisations and councils to promote the conservation and restoration of invertebrate habitats. BOIC is proud of our two publications on the Butterfly Host Plants of SE Qld and Northern NSW and the Mistletoes of Subtropical Queensland, New South Wales and Victoria. Visit the Shop to find out more information on our publications and that of other authors who are members of the Butterfly & Other Invertebrates Club Inc..
The BOIC was founded in 1994 to cater for people with an interest in invertebrates.
Find out about our upcoming meetings, excursions and educational events.
Hundreds of articles written over 20 years about a large range of species and their environments.
A collection of free educational activities and resources for kids of all ages for use at home or in schools.
A range of books are available covering invetebrates of Austalia with member discounts.
We have a large range of books about Butterflies, Moths and Other Invertebrate Species and Habitats in Our Online Shop
Some of our Featured Publications
Butterfly Host Plants of South-east Queensland and Northern New South Wales (Revised Fourth edition):
Author: All updates and information compiled by John Moss. A collaborative effort by BOIC members.
Prices: Member $15.00, Non-member $20.00, Postage $5.00
A Field Guide to Butterflies of Australia - Their Life Histories and Larval Food Plants
Author: Garry Sankowsky
Publisher: New Holland Publishers.
Prices: Member $55.00, Non-member $60.00, Postage $12.50
Take a look at our butterfly and moth galleries
With lots of stunning images from our members
Become a Member
Membership fees are $35.00 to receive twice yearly a printed copy of Metamorphosis Australia and $30.00 to receive a digital Pdf copy, for individuals, schools and organizations.