Bright Shield-skipper
Signeta flammeata

A rare skipper in the Lower South East of SA only known from a few locations in natural forest. Caterpillars feed on soft native grasses Poa and Tetrarrhena. Observed flying from January to March. Wingspan: male 30mm, female 30mm.

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

Key Facts

Size (Male):30mm
Size (Female):30mm
Mature Larva Length:mm
Months of Flight:jan, feb, mar
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