Heath Ochre
Trapezites phigalia

Found only in the Adelaide hills on ridge tops. Caterpillars feed on mat-rush Lomandra spp. Wingspan: 29mm – 31mm.


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

Key Facts

Size (Male):29mm
Size (Female):31mm
Mature Larva Length:28mm
Months of Flight:sep, oct, nov, dec
Alternate Names:Phigalia Skipper
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