Found in northern Queensland, Aru Islands and Papua New Guinea.
Striking butterfly that holds the record for most types of vision receptor cells of any insect.
Large and spectacularly coloured butterfly endemic to north eastern Australia
Mainly orange-yellow, with black markings, cruiser butterflies stand out in the rainforest, and feed. on native passion vines (Passifloraceae)
Also known as the Common eggfly, or Blue moon butterfly, this butterfly is a model mother.
If you are spending any time in between Cairns and Cape Tribulation, you are bound to meet or possibly eat these angry insects.
You will usually see these by night, where they are attracted to lights, and end up on you verandah.
Common in tropical north Queensland, the Orange bushbrown feeds mainly on rotting fruit, but will also feed on nectar and sap.
A sub-family of the scarab beetle, "Rhino Beetles" are an impressive (and almost intimidating) insect.
Also aptly named the Assasin fly, these insects are a large, impressive fly with a nasty reputation.
A small, native, stingless bee which plays an important role in pollinating many species.
Ulysses Butterfly (Papilio Ulysses) are one of the iconic species of the Daintree Region, however, did you know these interesting facts about our colourful friends.