A rare butterfly found in cool wetland areas of the South Mt.Lofty Range and SE SA. Caterpillars feed on large species of saw-sedges Gahnia spp. growing in shade.
You can learn a lot more about this butterfly on this research-quality website (now managed by the BCSA)
|Mature Larva Length:||35-40mm|
|Months of Flight:||jan, feb, mar, nov, dec|
|Alternate Names:||Flame Skipper|
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