Junonia lemonias

Lemon Pansy

Basic Information

General information

Family: Nymphalidae
Sub Family: Nymphalinae
Estimated Lifespan 14 Days

Garden Specific Information

Estimated Number In Flight: 0
Total Number of Pupae Received: 158
First Flown On: 01/06/03
Last Flown On: 05/31/24

Species Range:

  • Asia

Host plants:

  • Nelsonia campestris
  • Asteracantha longifolia
  • Lepidagathis incurva
  • formosensis
  • Sida rhombifolia
  • Goldfussia formosanus

Food Source

The adults of this species are nectar feeders.


This butterfly can be found in gardens, parks, and open woodlands.

Life history

Eggs are laid singly on the underside of the hostplant leaves.


This butterfly can be found in flight year round.