Australian Sites

Aussie Bee — Australian Native Bee Research Centre.

Australian Butterflies — Photographs of 219 species. All photos are Copyright (c) Martin Purvis.

Australian Butterfly Photographs — a superb compilation by Geoff Walker.

Bobs Butterflies — Brilliant collection of images with tools to navigate the website

BOIC on Facebook — The Butterfly and Other Invertebrates Club’s Facebook page.

Brisbane Insects and Spiders — Peter Chew’s Invertebrates site

Bribie Island Butterfly House

Buprestidae (Jewel beetles) of South Australia by Peter Lang — Definitive list with illustrations, maps and notes.

Butterflies Australia

Butterfly Conservation SA Inc.

Butterfly Encounters

Butterflies of a Dorrigo Garden — Based on information gathered over many years by Trevor & Carol Deane of the butterflies that visit their garden.

Caterpillars: especially Australian ones — Links to images, and descriptions of biology, behaviour, and life histories of 1584 Australian Lepidoptera species including 573 with Caterpillar pictures by Don Herbison-Evans & Stella Crossley. This site has many links to follow.

Coffs Harbour Butterfly House

CSIRO – Lepidoptera: moths and butterflies

Earthling Enterprises

Entomological Society of New South Wales

Entomological Society of Queensland

Entomological Society of Victoria

Mount Glorious Butterflies

Richmond Birdwing Conservation Network

The Cicadas of Australia

The Society for Insect Studies

International Sites

BugInfo — Smithsonian Institution

Lepidoptera: Geographical Index — A compilation of electronic resources pertaining to lepidoptera (butterflies and moths) arranged according to zoogeographic regions

Useful Apps

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