Common Xenica
Geitoneura klugii

A common butterfly flying in spring and summer, found in most areas retaining some native vegetation in Southern Australia. Caterpillars feed on native and introduced grasses.

This will help in distinguishing different types of Xenica butterflies

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

Key Facts

Size (Male):39mm
Size (Female):42mm
Mature Larva Length:28mm
Months of Flight:
Alternate Names:Klug's Xenica or Marbled Xenica
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