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 this research-quality website (now managed by the BCSA)
|Mature Larva Length:||28mm|
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|Alternate Names:||Klug's Xenica or Marbled Xenica|
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