Golden-haired sedge skipper
Hesperilla chrysotricha cyclospila

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.

Key Facts

Family:hesperiidae
Size (Male):33mm
Size (Female):36mm
Mature Larva Length:35-40mm
Months of Flight:jan, nov, dec
Abundance:rare
Alternate Names:Chrysotricha Sedge-skipper
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