A very uncommon skipper in SA because of its limited range in the Lower SE of the state. It can be found in disturbed grassy environments where the caterpillars feed on a range of native grasses, sedges and lilies. Observed flying from January to April.

You can learn a lot more about this butterfly, on the research-quality website now managed by BCSA, (here)


Key Facts

Size (Male):23mm
Size (Female):23mm
Mature Larva Length:mm
Months of Flight:jan, feb, mar
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