Butter Moth
General information

Os-Mine Hills



Chronological information
First appearance

Cavern of The Fear

Last appearance

Secrets of Deltora

Butter Moths are bright yellow insects that live in Topaz territory.[1]


Secrets of Deltora Edit

Doran encountered them and recorded them in his field-guide, Secrets of Deltora.[1]

Cavern of The Fear Edit

When Lief and Barda were searching for Jasmine in the forests of the Os-Mine Hills, they found Butter Moths circling around a hole in the ground. The hole, which led to an underground forest where the Butter Moths nested, was the secret way to the subterranean caverns containing the Pirran Islands.[2]


Butter moths seem to behave the same as any other moth, and are not afraid of humans.[2]


Butter moths are fat, gold-yellow coloured moths.[1]


Butter moths live in the Os-Mine Hills, within Topaz territory.[1]


Butter moths behave like butterflies, drinking nectar to sustain themselves.[1]

References Edit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 Rodda, Emily. Secrets of Deltora. Scholastic Australia. 2008.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Rodda, Emily. Cavern of The Fear. Scholastic Australia. 2002.

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