Siproeta stelenes, commonly known as the Malachite, is a neotropical brush-footed butterfly (family Nymphalidae). It is named for the mineral malachite, which is similar in color to the bright green on the butterfly’s wings.
The wattle cup caterpillar (Calcarifera ordinata). These brightly coloured caterpillars are common throughout northern Australia. They have four large spikes protruding from them, each of which carries a painful sting. Image by Cassandre Veillette