Now threatened over much of SA. Most likely to be seen in pristine, open wetland areas south of McLaren Vale to coastal SE SA. Caterpillars feed on large species of saw-sedges Gahnia sp.
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, oct, nov, dec|
|Alternate Names:||Chrysotricha Sedge-skipper|
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